Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Seniors: Did You Know the FAFSA is Now a Graduation Requirement in Illinois?
What is FAFSA?
What Do You Need to Complete the FAFSA?
- Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number
- Tax return and other records of income and assets
- Driver’s license number, if you have one
- Date of birth
- Month and year of marriage, separation, divorce or other change in marital status
- List of colleges (up to 10) you are interested in attending
Complete the FAFSA
In preparation for filling out the FAFSA application, students and parents should create their FSA ID. Click this link to create your FSA ID.
Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by clicking this link www.fafsa.gov
Understanding the FAFSA --Sallie Mae resource that reviews general information about the FAFSA.
ECC Financial Aid Office Will Help You Too
Did you know that ECC’s financial aid office will assist you to complete your FAFSA even if you are not enrolled? The Financial Aid Office is located in Building B, room B156.
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Does my family make too much money to benefit from the FAFSA?
FAFSA can benefit students interested in technical, trade, and vocational programs as well
What if I don't want a student loan?
The 7 Costly FAFSA Mistakes
The FAFSA Opens Oct. 1-And it's More Important Than Ever to Complete it ASAP
While the share of families filing the FAFSA has been decreasing in recent years, the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic is expected to lead to an increased need for financial support. Schools often distribute student aid funds on a first-come, first-serve basis in order of when students complete the financial aid applications, and this year it will be more important than ever that students complete the FAFSA as soon as possible. Full Article.