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Don't Wait to Complete FAFSA

Now you can use your 2015 income information to file your 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

You no longer have to wait until January.

For more information and to complete your 2017-2018 FAFSA, go online to

Three things you need to do:

  1. Get an FSA-ID number for yourself and if required for your parent at
  2. Complete your 2017-2018 FAFSA online at
  3. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) on the FAFSA to transfer your 2015 income.

Benefits to early filing:

  • Families will receive award notifications earlier and will have time to explore financial aid options and plan for their college expenses.
  • Families no longer will have to wait to file their income tax returns to file their FAFSA.
  • More families can transfer accurate data from the IRS and avoid having to make corrections.

For more information is available through CSU's Campus 411 All-in-1. Visit: Main Classroom, Rm. 116 Call: 216-687-5411 Email: