FAFSA 2024/2025

对2024-25年FAFSA表格的重大改进扩大了联邦政府的资格 学生援助,帮助大约61万多名学生获得联邦佩尔助学金. 收件人 will receive more aid, with nearly 1.5 million additional students receiving the maximum 佩尔助学金. The new FAFSA form also provides a streamlined user experience for students and their families. Millions of students and families will benefit from the 部门努力简化FAFSA的经验,所以申请人只看到相关 questions based on the answers they provide.

You may have questions regarding these changes. Our financial aid department is here to help answer any questions. Please feel free to contact finaid@lawofficebloomingdale.com or (616) 632-2893.

 

File the 2024-25 FAFSA 

完成FAFSA是最大限度地提高学生潜在经济援助的最佳途径 资格.  密歇根州也使用这些信息来确定资格 对于州助学金,所以学生不需要单独申请州助学金. 

FILE THE FAFSA NOW

 

Delays in 金融援助 Packages

在最近的新闻发布会上,教育部表示他们的目标是 early to mid-March to send FAFSA information to ALL institutions

因为所有的机构都需要这些信息来创建完整的经济援助计划 金融援助 offers for students and families will be delayed as well.  

一旦九州体育从教育部收到FAFSA的信息, we will package and send out a 金融援助 offer as soon as possible 协助学生和家庭确定参加九州体育的真实成本 大学.  

 

More Information about the 2024/2025 FAFSA

  • The FAFSA will be available this year in December 2023 instead of Oct. 1.
  • FAFSA将精简,更方便用户,问题更少.
  • 学生资助指数(SAI)将取代预期家庭贡献(EFC).
  • Federal aid 资格 will be extended to more students. 
  • 美国国税局直接数据交换(DDX)使输入税务信息更容易,并将需要 学生,配偶和父母转移他们的2022年纳税信息或不申报 状态.
  • 在大学就读的家庭成员的数量将不再是FAFSA计算的因素.
  • 免税项目,比如递延退休或养老金计划,退伍军人的 非教育福利和工人补偿将不再需要.
  • 母公司资产现在将包括所有业务的净值和净值 a family farm, if applicable.
  • 对于离婚或分居的父母:提供最多经济支持的父母 to the student will need to provide their information. Previously, the parent whom the student lived with the most provided their information.
  • 每个在网上提交FAFSA表格的人都必须在联邦账户上有一个账户 Student 援助 (FSA) website. Each contributor, including the student, will access their account with their own FSA ID (account username and password).

Student 援助 Index (SAI): Calculated by FAFSA data and will determine student aid 资格. 这个替代 the EFC that was used in previous years.

成本 of Attendance (COA)COA包括学杂费、食宿、书籍和用品(包括课程) materials and equipment), miscellaneous expenses, and transportation. 

贡献者:提供信息的学生的父母、继父母、学生或配偶 到FAFSA. 

同意:所有捐款人都必须填写,以便美国国税局直接向 联邦助学金免费申请表. 如果任何贡献者没有提供同意,学生将自动 be ineligible for aid.

Direct Data Exchange (DDX): Previously known as IRS Data Retrieval; this tool imports tax data directly from the IRS to your FAFSA.

FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS): A summary of your completed FAFSA information. 这个替代 the Student 援助 Report (SAR) that was used in previous years.

(Source: Michigan Student 援助)

有一个 Federal Student 援助 Youtube Channel with lots of great resources and the latest information. Check out their video explaining the 2024/2025 FAFSA changes below.

 

常见问题解答

What information will I need to complete 联邦助学金免费申请表?

学生和任何其他贡献者需要联邦学生援助(FSA)的ID. 

获得fsa id

为学生提供最多经济支持的父母应该是贡献者.  如果父母一方再婚,他们的配偶也需要包括在父母名单中 information section.

很可能不会.  The Department of Education will not be sending FAFSA information 因此,我们将无法确认收到FAFSA, 纠正错误,或者在他们完成学业之前开始提供经济援助.

任何学生需要投稿人的信息,而不同意和同意 分享这些信息的人将会有一份不完整和被拒绝的FAFSA表格.  学生 will not be considered for any federal-based financial aid.  This applies to Michigan residents for state aid as well.

从2024-25年FAFSA周期(12月下旬)开始,这将要求个人 – regardless of their citizenship 状态 – to have an Student援助.政府账户 to access and sign 联邦助学金免费申请表 form. This announcement describes the process for individuals without a social security number (SSN) to successfully create their Student援助.政府账户.
 
几年来,教育部(Department of Education)一直与 社会保障署(SSA)核实个人在助学金中使用的身份.政府 account creation process. This partnership with SSA is the primary method by which 部门核实个人身份并创建学生援助.政府账户. If SSA is unable to verify the identity of an individual (e.g., SSN does not match), 该部建立了二级身份核查程序,这需要 通过与TransUnion®的合作,个人可以回答基于知识的问题.
 
没有SSN的个人(SSA匹配失败),以及个人 未通过TransUnion®验证程序的学生将需要完成助学金.政府 account creation process specifically developed for those without an SSN.
 
Student援助.政府 Account Creation Instructions (step-by-step) for Individuals Without a Social Security Number (SSN)
 
这个过程概述了没有社会安全号的个人要想获得社会安全号所需的步骤 have their identity verified and Student援助.政府账户 created.
 
Step 1: An individual should visit Student援助.政府,选择“创建帐户”并完成所有步骤,包括回答1-4个知识基础 verification questions via TransUnion®.
 
步骤2:在完成创建帐户过程后,个人将看到一个确认 page with the results of their identity verification. If they fail the TransUnion® process, FSA will automatically assign a case number to the individual.
 
步骤3:一旦创建了案例编号,FSA将向他们发送验证电子邮件 他们的首选语言(英语或西班牙语),其中将包括他们的案件编号, 以及如何提交未过期的可接受文件副本的指导 (listed below) to verify their identity. Individuals will also be required to submit 一份身份证明和验证表格,连同他们认可的身份 文档. This form will be available on http://studentaid.gov/forms-library.
 
接受able Documents to Establish an Individual’s Identity:
 
Provide one (1) of the following documents to establish identity:
  • U.S. 驾照
  • U.S. State/City Identification Card
  • 外国护照
OR
Provide one (1) set of documents below to establish identity:
  • Municipal Identification Cards + utility bill
  • Community ID + utility bill
  • Consular Identification Cards/Matricula Consular + utility bill
步骤4:在收到FSA无法验证其身份的电子邮件后 然后要求个人提交一份或几份可接受的文件 from the list above and a signed attestation form to: IDVerification@ed.政府.
 
第五步:FSA将审查个人提交的文件和签署的证明 表格,以确保它是可接受的,并符合期间提供的帐户信息 the Create Account process. If there is a successful match, the Department will finalize the account creation. The individual will receive an email indicating their identity 已经验证,他们现在可以使用他们的帐户用户名和密码(FSA ID)登入 Student援助.gov and complete applications for student financial assistance programs.