FAFSA

2020-2021 FAFSA available October 1, 2019


ICAN Countdown to College Calendar 9th - 12th Grade








Federal Deadline
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2020.*
Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 12, 2020.*

State Deadline
Iowa - July 1, 2019 by midnight, Central Time. Earlier priority deadlines may exist for certain programs. Additional forms may be required.*
Every college or university has their own preferred filing date for the FAFSA -- so check outwww.ICANsucceed.org/priority to find the priority dates for the schools you are applying to.

*Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also want to ask your college about its definition of an application deadline - whether it is the date the college receives your FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.
UNDERSTANDING FSA ID
FSA ID Replaces PIN Numbers New this year is the FSA ID username and password, which replaces the PIN number.





CHANGES TO THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS
There's a lot of talk about the changes coming to the financial aid process, commonly referred to as Prior-Prior Year.