Instructions for Completing the FAFSA
This site explains how to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Make sure you complete the correct FAFSA for your period of attendance.
FSA ID Creation
Federal Student Aid (FSA) now requires each student and one parent (if student is dependent) to create a FSA ID and password to log in to the FAFSA. The FSA ID also acts as the student and parents electronic signature for the FAFSA.
Tips for parents and students concerning scholarship scams and what you can do to avoid them.
Estimate Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
This form is used to prepare an estimate of your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). This is only an estimate and not an application for financial aid.
Selective Service Administration
In order to receive Federal student aid males over 18 must be registered with Selective Service. The Selective Service page provides specific requirements. You may also register online from the Selective Service site.
Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits
Two taxpayer initiatives which provide federal tax credits for qualified taxpayers.
The U.S. Department of Education
Resources and information from the Department of Education available to educators, parents and students alike.
The Student Guide
A U.S. Department of Education publication which contains eligibility requirements and specifics about individual financial aid programs.
The Financial Aid Information Page
Search scholarship databases, search financial aid references, browse other financial aid office web pages.
FACTS allows you to pay your tuition in monthly payments. The earlier you enroll, the more payment options you have.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
Federal Student Financial Aid Homepage
Here you'll find help for every stage of the Financial Aid process, whether you're in school or out of school.
Virginia Community College System
An excellent source of information about the Virginia Community College System.
State Council for Higher Education in Virginia
An excellent source of information about Virginia's system of higher education.