Updating fafsa form
For example, if you spent some of your savings after filing the FAFSA form, you may not update your information to show a change in that amount.You should speak to the financial aid office at the school you plan to attend if there will be a significant change in your or your parent’s income for the present year or if your family has other circumstances that cannot be reported on the FAFSA form.
FACT: You must use your 2016 tax information to complete the 2018–19 FAFSA form.
Because of that independence, we are constantly innovating new and better tools to help you understand the information needed to file a FAFSA.
Once you've provided the necessary information, whether online or by phone, we will prepare your FAFSA and file it for you with the US Department of Education for as low as .
The FAFSA form asks a series of questions to determine your dependency status.
If you’re independent, you won’t need to include your parents’ information on your FAFSA form.