WELCOME. Presenter: Lori Ellis, Oregon Student Assistance Commission Financial Aid Expert: Leslie Limper, Reed College Phone is on mute. To ask a question, send a “chat” message in webinar chat box. OVERVIEW. What is the FAFSA? Before You Begin Filling out your FAFSA
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Presenter: Lori Ellis, Oregon Student Assistance Commission
Financial Aid Expert: Leslie Limper, Reed College
Phone is on mute. To ask a question, send a “chat” message in webinar chat box
What is the FAFSA?
Before You Begin
Filling out your FAFSA
Materials you’ll need:
FAFSA on the Web worksheet
Materials we recommend:
Oregon Opportunities Booklet
Special Populations: Tips for Completing the FAFSA
Designed by the U.S. Department of Education to help evaluate a family’s ability to pay for college
Calculates the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) based on prior year
Reapply each year
Income and assets may change
Family situation may be different from year to year
Determines eligibility for financial aid
Uses last tax year or calendar year to provide “snapshot” of family’s finances
“Save and complete later” feature
Utilizes skip logic to go faster and make fewer errors
Submit using electronic signature (PIN)
Student needs a unique PIN
Parent needs a unique PIN (for dependent students only)
Get your pin at www.pin.ed.govFILING YOUR FAFSA
It’s smart to print this page and keep it!
Students can always add schools later!