October 1, 2019Secretary DeVos Continues to Transform FAFSA Experience with New Mobile App Features, Enhanced Student Privacy Protections as 2020-21 Cycle Launches
WASHINGTON — In its continued efforts to modernize and improve the federal student aid process, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced today that it has added new features to the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and myStudentAid mobile app. These enhancements come as the Department launches the 2020–21 FAFSA.
November 13, 2018
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – U.S.
April 24, 2017Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Flexibilities for FAFSA Filers Impacted by IRS DRT Suspension
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced new flexibilities available to institutions to use for verification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA ®) information.
February 5, 2014
Thank you for that kind introduction, Principal Maxey. Today, is a great day here at T.C. Williams High School for two reasons.
First, we’re here to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA form. Note that word “free.”
December 13, 2013Education Department Announces that All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized for Federal Financial Aid Purposes
As part of the U.S. Department of Education's ongoing efforts to implement inclusive policies that reflect the diversity of American families, and consistent with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in United States v.
April 29, 2013Education Department Announces Changes to FAFSA Form to More Accurately and Fairly Assess Students' Need for Aid
Today the U.S. Department of Education announced that beginning with the 2014-2015 federal student aid form, the Department willfor the first timecollect income and other information from a dependent student's legal parents regardless of the parents' marital status or gender, if those parents live together.
April 29, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a press call today at 3 p.m. to discuss upcoming changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that will help the Department to more accurately and fairly discuss students' need for aid. Justin Draeger, president of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, will join Duncan on the call.
May 30, 201292 New School Districts Selected for Project to Help More Students Complete the FAFSA and Access Higher Education
The U.S. Department of Education today announced that 92 additional school districts will now have access to individualized data to help their students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
March 13, 2012Education Department Launches New Data Tool to Help High School Officials Increase FAFSA Completion and College Accessibility
The U.S. Department of Education has released a new tool that will help high school counselors and school leaders by giving them a resource to monitor FAFSA completions and better help students access higher education.
June 24, 2009
The Obama Administration today announced a shorter, simpler, and more user friendly Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that will make it easier to apply for college financial aid.