New communication from the Department of Education regarding FAFSA processing time and college financial aid package timing.


Before attending one of our FAFSA Completion Events listed below:

1)  Read the requirements for attendees.

2) Complete the Event Registration Form This will enable us to contact you in the case of any unanticipated FAFSA system or weather issues, and ensure we have adequate staff on hand.

3) Student & a parent should get a verified FSA ID prior to attending a FAFSA Completion Event.

All FAFSA Completion events listed below are open to all FCPS students, regardless of the student’s base school.

Upcoming Events (view prior recordings on our Resources page)

Preparing for College: Guide & Workbook
(VA 2023-2024)

~ Estimating your college costs ~
~ Tips for completing the FASFA ~
~ Finding scholarships ~
~ and more ~

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Understanding FAFSA (2023)

Do you need money to go to college?  This is the first step if you want financial aid from the federal and state government or most colleges. Filling out the FAFSA can be overwhelming. Don’t worry. There is a lot of help!

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