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FAFSA简化

FAFSA简化

Simplifying the financial aid application process: the FAFSA简化法案 is an initiative by the United States Department of Education to make applying for 联邦学生资助对学生来说更容易. 

这是第一次重大的重新设计 免费申请联邦学生援助(FAFSA) 40多年的过程. It represents a significant overhaul of federal student aid, including the FAFSA form, 需要 analysis, storage of federal student aid application data, and many policies and procedures for schools that participate in the Title IV 项目. 

这个过程 加州梦想法案申请(CADAA) includes some of the changes from the new FAFSA, both of which will be implemented 2024-2025年度. All students must complete either the FAFSA or CADAA 被考虑申请学生资助.

We recommend you watch the Department of Education's (ED) playlist of short helpful YouTube视频 解释你需要知道的. 我们也鼓励你阅读这些有用的提示 准备填写FAFSA表格: 2024-25年FAFSA®表格的专业提示 

2024-2025年FAFSA截止日期

For Cal Grant consideration, the California 学生 Aid Commission (CSAC) has announced 4月2日 优先申请截止日期为2024-2025年. 

2024-2025年FAFSA时间表

在一个典型的年份, the FAFSA is available to students on October 1st, with data being sent to schools 此后不久. 今年, the FAFSA was released to students at the very end of December. 有一种柔和的声音 launch, with limited availability for the first week. FAFSA现在是 广泛的可用的,但学生将不能 提交 3月中旬之前不会有任何调整. 另外,ED原计划发送 FAFSA application results to schools in late-January后来又修改了这个 时间轴和 is currently expecting to send results to schools by 中期March.
FAFSA可用性和时间表.  

2024-2025年FAFSA问题

FAFSA发出警报 -现时部分学生(以学生为主 with mixed-status families) are having substantial difficulties filing a FAFSA. 寻址 这是急诊科的首要任务.

2024-2025财政援助奖励信

Award Letters for Continuing and Newly Enrolled 学生s

足彩投注 typically makes official Award Letters available to students in 中期夏天. 目前我们还没有 预测 这个时间线有任何变化. 继续进修的学生也应该 提交 他们的FAFSA 4月2日 优先权申请截止日期,如果可能的话. 底层有重大的变化 eligibility calculations by the FAFSA this year that could affect a continuing student’s eligibility.

FAFSA简化的好处

学生s and families will see a different measure of their ability to pay for college and experience a change in the methodology used to determine aid. 的好处 FAFSA的简化包括: 

  • 更精简的申请流程 
  • 扩大获得联邦学生援助的eligibility 
  • 扩大联邦佩尔助学金的eligibility 
  • 减少某些学生群体的障碍 
  • 为FAFSA表单提供更好的用户体验 
  • Enhanced data sharing with IRS to simplify the applicant’s experience

FAFSA的变化

  • The number of questions will be reduced, and the application will maximize the use 先前收集的数据. 
  • 学生s will be able to list up to 20 schools on their FAFSA via the online application. 
  • The 学生 Aid Index (SAI) will replace the Expected Family Contri但ion (EFC). 
  • The 出勤费用 (我看) will be the starting point for calculating the SAI. 我看 includes direct costs (charges for which Mesa College bills you directly) and estimated indirect costs (living expenses) to fund educational expenses for a year. 
  • Foster, homeless, and unaccompanied youth—as well as applicants who cannot provide parental information—will be able to complete the form with a provisional independent 学生的决心,并收到一个计算SAI. 
  • Anyone asked to provide information on the aid application—student, spouse, student’s parent(s) and/or stepparents(s)—is called a “contri但or” to the application. 
  • 学生s, spouses, parents, and stepparents (contri但ors) will now 需要 to provide their consent to provide their Federal Tax Information (FTI) in the new Consent to Retrieve and Disclose Federal Tax Information section of the FAFSA for federal student 援助的eligibility. 
  • A direct data share with the IRS will replace what is currently known as the IRS Data 检索工具(DRT). 
  • If any contri但or to the FAFSA form does not provide consent, submission of the form 仍然会被允许. However, a 学生 Aid Index (SAI) will not be calculated. 
  • The Custodial Parent on your FAFSA will be the parent(s) who provided you with more financial support, instead of the parent(s) with whom you lived more during the past 12个月. 
  • There will be two-step verification and all FAFSA contri但ors must have an FSA ID 登入网上表格. There will be a new process to get an FSA ID for parents 以及没有社会安全号码的配偶. 
  • Applicants will be asked to report their sex, race, and ethnicity on the FAFSA itself, 但 students will be offered a choice of “Prefer Not to Answer.“学校和国家 agencies won’t see responses to these questions on the FAFSA. 
  • 资源 for completing the FAFSA form will be expanded to the 11 most common languages 在美国说的. 

计算援助eligibility的更改

学生s and families will see a different measure of their ability to pay for college, and they will experience a change in the methodology used to determine aid. 

  • The formula for calculating the 学生 Aid Index (SAI) is: 我看 – SAI = financial 需要. 
  • 新的需求分析公式: 
    • Removes the number of family members in college from the calculation
    • 最低SAI为- 1,500美元
    • Implements separate eligibility determination criteria for Federal Pell 奖助金 based 联邦贫困水平和家庭规模  
  • Child support received will be included in assets and not as untaxed income. 
  • Families who own a small business/farm that also serves as primary residence will now have assets of that business/farm considered in their 需要-analysis calculation. 

FAFSA简化常见问题解答

For answers to commonly asked questions regarding FAFSA简化, review the FAFSA简化常见问题 或联系财政援助办公室.

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