2020-2021 FAFSA – Full Walk-through hello everyone and welcome to the 2020 2021 FAFSA walkthrough my name is Jacob Newman and I'm a pain for college expert with. The Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority I'm going to guide you through the FAFSA so that you can complete the FAFSA completely and accurately in a timely fashion before beginning your 2020 2021 FAFSA if you are the, student you will need to create what's called an FSA ID this is the username and password that you will, use to complete the FAFSA each year that you are in college go to, FSA ID IDI gov to create your FSA ID if you are a dependent. Student on the FAFSA which means that you must provide parent information one of your parents will also need to. Create an FSA ID as well for the purpose of this walkthrough however I am going to say, I am the parent preparer or student from a freely associated state so you can see what it looks like I'm going to enter in, my information you this is just saying that you will use this information for good purposes to pay for your post-secondary, education I'm going to go ahead and hit accept if you plan to attend college in the fall of 2020, you are going to complete the 2020 2021 FAFSA now we're going to. Create a save key which is a four to eight character password in case you need to. Come back this contains some frequently asked questions about the FAFSA which can also be found throughout the FAFSA itself so I'm going to go ahead, and hit next remember that in this portion is going to be the Student Information so you're going to enter your information you're, going to confirm this demographic information is correct you're going to enter your email. Address make sure you use a permanent email address and not a school email address that might disappear.
You're going to enter a permanent mailing address so going to ask if you have lived in the states that you are in for at least five years it's going to ask if. You are a US citizen you can answer in one of three ways you can say. Yes I am a US citizen or a US national no but I am an eligible non-citizen.
This is an individual who has a green card or is a refugee or si Li. Or you can answer no I am NOT a citizen or eligible non-citizen it's going to ask about high school completion status as well as what, degree or certificate you'll be working on when you begin the 2020 2021 school year for miles we're going to say that he. Is going to start his first bachelor's degree, even if you have concurrent enrollment before you begin college you are going to say never attend the college if. This is your first year in college we always recommend that students say yes if they are interested in being considered for work-study this is an opportunity where students can get a job on campus and. Use that money. To pay for their educational expenses it's going to ask if you're male or female and this is as a sign on your birth certificate male citizens between the ages of 18 to, 26 need to register with the Selective Service System or the draft in order, to receive federal financial aid or instead miles is not registered but this gives you an opportunity to register right, within the FAFSA itself if you have not turned 18 yet this will save you a trip to the post office because you will be required to register. It's going to ask for your driver's license number if you have one it's going to ask are you a foster youth or, were you at any time in the foster care system. And it's also going to ask about the highest school completed by both of, your parents and these are birth parents and it does have the option for other or unknown if you do not know my 529 is Utah's official 529 educational savings plan my five. To nine has been helping families. Across the United States invest for higher education for more than 20 years my 5 to 9 funds may be used for qualified higher education expenses which also. Include K through 12 to ition expenses qualified education loan repayments and registered apprenticeships learn more at my 529 org next is going to ask about your high school completion, and it's going to ask what is the name of, your high school I'm going to give you the function to search if your high school is a newer high school you might, not be able to find it in the search function that's okay just enter the name the city. And the state and then press next now we're going to provide the information for the colleges that we are considering attending so in miles case he wants to, stay in-state.