FAFSA & CSS Profile

FAFSA – fafsa.ed.gov

Students and their parents must complete the FAFSA in order to be eligible to receive federal financial aid.  Students and parents can request a PIN now (http://pin.ed.gov), but cannot complete the FAFSA until after January 1, 2016.

CSS Financial Aid/PROFILE – https://profileonline.collegeboard.com/prf/index.jsp

Online application through CollegeBoard that collects information used by almost 400 colleges and scholarship programs to award financial aid from sources outside the federal government.