You will need to file the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you plan on attending college starting fall 2017. You can access the FAFSA at FAFSA.gov.
Use the 2017-2018 Do-It-Yourself FAFSA Kit to help you complete your FAFSA:
Important: Make sure you follow-up with any college you list on your FAFSA to verify your financial aid status. Many colleges require additional information complete your financial aid application. If you have questions or a situation that requires more assistance, be sure to contact a college financial aid office near you.