Sue Hansen, Instructor Oswego Public Library PCC Spring 2011
 
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<ul><li>You Tube Channel  </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare to Apply  </li></ul><ul><li>Applications Library </li></ul>
<ul><ul><li>Your PIN number is a 4-digit number used to sign your application. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your PIN can be ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • http:// www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Should end in .gov Guarantees you’re a getting federal assistance and real time information from the financial institutions and sponsors of the loans. Some sites offer help but at a price or sign on obligation .com Commitments to these places are not clear.
  • Aid from other financial institutions, sources and earnings can be found on the websites given in AID on the web.
  • Secure site Title bar should also show you have not left the Browser you started from, and it should show you the site you are on to be the same as on the address bar. Fafsa.ed.gov I will cover the links and additional sites for information on Deadlines and School Code Search
  • More about the Federal Student AID website Links on the bottom of the page allow you to download ADOBE for viewing pdfs. Portable Document Format is a PDF in the case that you need to see the pdf. This is advantageous in sending pages as well as receiving pages from any other format.
  • Reader is needed to view Portable Document format files of documents scanned and ready to read
  • What to know in FAFSA forms online. The first step- Open a form Setting up /Using your pin Saving
  • You are now starting the application
  • Use the built in button for help on tilling out the Application form. Do not use the Back Button or the Help at the top of the window!
  • Your Social Security Number (can be found on the Social Security card) Your driver&apos;s license or state ID (if any) should have the correct information or have updated address info. After you apply for a pin you will also need to fill out financial information in the appropriate section: Your W-2 Forms and other records of money earned The 2010-2011 FAFSA consists of the following sections: Student Demographics School Selection Dependency Status Parent Demographics Financial Information Sign &amp; Submit Confirmation
  • Your Social Security Number (can be found on the Social Security card) Your driver&apos;s license or state ID (if any) Your W-2 Forms and other records of money earned Your (and your spouse&apos;s, if you&apos;re married) 2010 Federal Income Tax Return - IRS Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040TeleFile, foreign tax return, or tax return for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Marshall Islands, or the Federated States of Micronesia Your parents&apos; Federal Income Tax Return (if you are a dependent student) Your untaxed income records - Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, welfare, or veterans benefits records Your current bank statements Your current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond, and other investment records Your alien registration or permanent residence card (if you are not a U.S. citizen) Records of : child support and current bank statements, businesss, farm records Taxable earnings stock, bond, inv. Records Student grant, scholarship and fellowship aid, awards, from parents or your AGI Adjusted gross income line on your tax return form.
  • The 2010-2011 FAFSA consists of the following sections: Student Demographics School Selection Dependency Status Parent Demographics Financial Information Sign &amp; Submit Confirmation
  • Independent Pin from parent/s or guardian. You may keep this for your own use to pay loan or change information
  • Challenge Question is something you fill out when signing up for the pin, this is always available to let you go further if you forget your pin, at the time.
  • Choosing the Challenge Q.
  • Changes No changes to financial info once correct was submitted.
  • Link to Important information like your IRS tax info. To recover your pin you have to ans. Your Challenge Question.
  • SKIP this and option to contnue withou linking this with your pin. Click SKIP
  • The 2010-2011 FAFSA consists of the following sections: Student Demographics School Selection Dependency Status Parent Demographics Financial Information Sign &amp; Submit Confirmation
  • Use to see the progress of your form completion.
  • Help links at end of this presentation: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/worksheet.htm http://www.startheregetthere.org/content.nsf/faam/toolbox.html for Worksheets …off the application. http://www.startheregetthere.org/
  • Naming conventions and numbers are in the Help Menus What to avoid in filling out the form, when the text is highlighted in red, you must make the corrections in the way conventions are given. Full name No ///// Or ----
  • Print it out to remember the conventions for giving information numerically and examples can help you.
  • Round to the nearest dollar, no decimal points No forward slashes in dates No use of hyphen or extra spaces
  • With the exception of the Social Security Number (SSN), you can correct any Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) field using FAFSA on the Web . Certain fields, especially those pertaining to your financial information and marital status, should not be changed unless your answers were incorrect on the day your FAFSA was submitted . The fields that should not be changed include “on the day you submitted your FAFSA” in the question. If you filed a FAFSA using an incorrect SSN, you can change that SSN by either entering the correct one on a paper Student Aid Report (SAR), or asking the financial aid office at one of the colleges listed on your SAR to change it for you. Otherwise, you must file a new FAFSA with the correct SSN. If you need a paper SAR, you can call the Federal Student Aid Information Center to request a copy. Refer to the Contact Us page for contact information.
  • Yes. You can save your information at any point in the application. To save the application, click Save at the bottom of any Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) page. Do not use the Save commands that are built into the browser. Note: To retrieve your saved application, you must provide your first name, last name, Social Security Number, date of birth, and the password entered when you began your initial FAFSA. If you are disconnected from the FAFSA on the Web site at any time, your application will be automatically saved and you can retrieve it after 45 minutes. If you do not remember your password, you can reset it by clicking forgot my password or contact customer service. Saved applications are automatically deleted after 45 days or after the federal application / correction deadline date. (Click Deadlines on the home page to see the federal application / correction deadline dates).
  • Colleges are required to inform you of their aid procedures and deadlines and how and when you will receive your aid awards. Read and understand each college’s satisfactory academic progress policy and keep copies of the enrollment agreement, the college’s catalog, and all financial aid documents (especially loan documents) received. Read about how this affects you ahead on time in the F.S.A. booklet: or Available online at www.studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html . Students can also request a copy by calling the telephone number above or by
  • You can make corrections to your FAFSA to correct assumed information on your Student Aid Report (SAR). If the information assumed is incorrect, enter the correct value in the box next to the appropriate question Changes No changes to financial info once correct was submitted. No changes to your SSN No changes to …
  • Button is the next to last before Browse Help.
  • http:// www.fafsa.ed.gov / If you filed a FAFSA using an incorrect SSN, you can change that SSN by either entering the correct one on a paper Student Aid Report (SAR), or asking the financial aid office at one of the colleges listed on your SAR to change it for you. Otherwise, you must file a new FAFSA with the correct SSN. If you need a paper SAR, you can call the Federal Student Aid Information Center to request a copy. Refer to the Contact Us page for contact information.
  • FAFSAOnline.com is not a United States Government website (Try: fafsa.ed.gov ) or associated in any way with the William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program , the U.S. Department of Education or Federal Student Aid.
  • Information about other nonfederal assistance may be available from foundations, religious organizations, community organizations, and civic groups, as well as organizations related to your field of interest, such as the American Medical Association or American Bar Association. You can check with your parents&apos; employers or unions to see if they award scholarships or have tuition payment plans. To find more information regarding scholarships you can visit federalstuedentaid.edu website is alt. to the ed.gov website. The Federal Student Aid Information Center 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) or go to www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov
  • Ready fafsa 2 011

    1. 1. Sue Hansen, Instructor Oswego Public Library PCC Spring 2011
    2. 3. <ul><li>Home </li></ul><ul><li>About Us </li></ul><ul><li>Aid on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Pin site </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Us </li></ul><ul><li>Browse for Help </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul>
    3. 4. Secure webpage Secure site
    4. 5. About Us
    5. 6. Adobe Download PDF Reader
    6. 7. Starting up Application
    7. 8. Student account
    8. 9. Need Help
    9. 10. TEXT GOES HERE TAB TO MOVE TO THE NEXT TEXT BOX Help on filling out fields.
    10. 11. <ul><ul><li>Have your information ready. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Security ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial information or tax statements. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Personal Pin for your account. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>You Tube Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare to Apply </li></ul><ul><li>Applications Library </li></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><ul><li>Your PIN number is a 4-digit number used to sign your application. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your PIN can be used each year to electronically apply for federal student aid and to access YOUR FEDERAL RECORDS ONLINE. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Pin SHOULD BE KEPT PRIVATE. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 22. Applying for a pin Using your pin Filling out the application
    14. 24. HELP Select by clicking a topic
    15. 25. How do I type my first name?
    16. 26. Get answers.. Get an answer! Print it!
    17. 29. Save Often
    18. 31. A four-digit number assigned to your application by Federal Student Aid. It’s on the upper right corner of the paper Student Aid Report (SAR) and on your confirmation page. You can make changes to your SAR
    19. 32. Contact Us
    20. 33. http:// www.fafsa.ed.gov
    21. 35. <ul><ul><li>click here F.A.F.S.A. on the web. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click here other scholarships, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click here Understanding School Codes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click here Experts: National Administrators of F.A.F.S.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click here Find more web resources and tools for completing your form. </li></ul></ul>
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