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FAFSA OTW Fun with Lisa Simpson


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FAFSA OTW Fun with Lisa Simpson

  1. 2. The FAFSA Film Festival Presents: The Five Minute FAFSA
  2. 3. What you need • Your Social Security Number • Your driver’s license, if you have one • Your W-2 Forms for the 2010 tax year and other records of money earned • Your 2010 Federal Tax Return – IRS Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ • Your parent’s 2010 Federal Income Tax Return • Your untaxed income records for the 2010 tax year – i.e. Social Security Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and welfare
  3. 4. What you need <ul><li>Your current bank statements </li></ul><ul><li>Your current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond, and other investment records </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation that you are a U.S. permanent resident or other eligible noncitizen </li></ul>
  4. 6. WWW.PIN.ED.GOV
  5. 7. Instructions
  6. 8. What you need to enter
  7. 9. Submit
  8. 10. Confirmation
  9. 12. Login Information
  10. 13. Getting Started
  11. 14. Introduction & FAQ
  12. 15. Student Demographics
  13. 16. Student Eligibility
  14. 17. Choosing Schools
  15. 18. Dependency Status
  16. 19. Dependency Status
  17. 20. Parents’ Demographics
  18. 21. Parents’ Finances, Part I
  19. 22. Parents’ Finances, Part II
  20. 23. Parents’ Finances, Part III
  21. 24. Student Finances, Part I
  22. 25. Student Finances, Part II
  23. 26. Student Finances, Part III 0
  24. 27. Signing
  25. 28. Confirmation
  26. 29. Common Mistakes <ul><li>Blank fields </li></ul><ul><li>Using commas or decimal points in numeric fields </li></ul><ul><li>Listing incorrect SSN or DL # </li></ul><ul><li>Entering the wrong federal income tax paid amount </li></ul><ul><li>Listing Adjusted Gross Income as equal to total income </li></ul><ul><li>Listing marital status incorrectly </li></ul><ul><li>Listing parent marital status incorrectly </li></ul><ul><li>Leaving the question about drug-related offenses blank </li></ul><ul><li>Forgetting to list the college </li></ul><ul><li>Forgetting to sign and date </li></ul><ul><li>Entering the wrong address </li></ul><ul><li>Sending in a copy of your income tax returns </li></ul>D’oh!
  27. 30. Remember! <ul><li>The FAFSA is used to qualify for grants and loans </li></ul><ul><li>Many private and school-based scholarships require you fill out the FAFSA </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t fill it out, you will never know what you could qualify for </li></ul><ul><li>FAFSA = Possibility of FREE money! </li></ul>
  28. 31. Any Questions?
  29. 32. Find more information, including scholarship updates!
  30. 33. UHEAA Outreach <ul><li>Michelle Riddle </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(801) 321-7145 </li></ul><ul><li>Sumiko Martinez </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(801) 366-8477 </li></ul>