FAFSA Toolkit

Welcome to the UF Office of Student Financial Affairs FAFSA Toolkit for UF colleges/departments, high school guidance counselors and students. This toolkit contains information on the UF financial aid application process.

General Financial Aid/FAFSA Information And UF Deadlines General Financial Aid/FAFSA Information and UF Deadlines
FAQs And Tips For Completing The 2018-19 FAFSA FAQs and Tips for Completing the 2018-19 FAFSA
UF FAFSA VideosUF FAFSA Videos
Helpful LinksHelpful Links
Search For ScholarshipsSearch for Scholarships
High School Morning News ScriptsHigh School Morning News Scripts
Connect With UF Student Financial Affairs On Social MediaConnect with UF Student Financial Affairs on Social Media
Financial Aid Infographics Financial Aid Infographics
Changes To The 2017-18 FAFSA Changes to the 2017-18 FAFSA
2017-18 FAFSA News Story2017-18 FAFSA News Story

Apply Now for 2018-19 Financial Aid

Although you must be accepted for enrollment at UF before you are considered for financial aid, you should apply for aid before being admitted. Applying for financial aid at UF begins with the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Complete the FAFSA at Apply For Financial Aid October 1 At WWW.FAFSA.GOV Www.fafsa.govwww.fafsa.gov.

You can file a 2018-19 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your 2018-19 FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2017. Apply well before December 15 to ensure that the federal processor has time to analyze and send the results of your FAFSA to our office.

Financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis so apply as early as possible to be considered for the most, and best aid. In order for UF Student Financial Affairs to consider you for a financial aid package, you must be a degree-seeking admitted student and have met the “On-Time” deadline. How To Apply For AidMORE INFOMORE INFO

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Financial Aid and FAFSA Videos

Below is a series of videos  to help understand the UF financial aid application process and the  FAFSA.

The FAFSA and UF – Apply Starting October 1


UF FAFSA PSA, Financial Aid At UF – View On YouTubeUF FAFSA PSA, Financial Aid at UF – View on YouTube

The FAFSA and applying for financial aid at the University of Florida


The FAFSA And Applying For Aid At UF – View On YouTubeThe FAFSA and Applying for Aid at UF – View on YouTube

Financial Aid at UF – Ruth’s story


Ruth’s Story – View On YouTubeRuth’s Story – View on YouTube

Financial Aid at UF – Kevin’s story


Kevin’s Story – View On YouTubeKevin’s Story – View on YouTube

Learn How to Create an FSA ID

An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature on your FAFSA. You must have an FSA ID before you can file a FAFSA. Parents of dependent students will also need their own FSA ID to sign their student’s FAFSA.


View On YouTubeView on YouTube

YouTubeVisit The SFA YouTube Channel For Our Complete Video Library.Visit the SFA YouTube Channel for our complete video library.

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Helpful Links

How To Apply For AidMORE INFOHow to Apply for AidCollege Scorecard – Compare Schools
UF Information For Prospective Students UF Information for Prospective Students
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program  UF Information For Prospective Students
UF Cost Of Attendance UF Cost of Attendance
Student Consumer InformationStudent Consumer Information Student Consumer Information
Apply For Financial Aid October 1 At WWW.FAFSA.GOV Www.fafsa.govApply for Financial Aid October 1 at WWW.FAFSA.GOV
UF Student Financial Affairs UF Student Financial Affairs
UF Admissions UF Admissions
College Scorecard – Compare Schools College Scorecard – Compare schools

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Search for Scholarships

45,355 Scholarships were awarded to UF students in 2015-16.

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Connect with UF Student Financial Affairs on Social Media

Stay informed about financial aid news, deadlines, scholarships, Bright Futures, receive updates when financial aid will disperse and more.

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Financial Aid Infographics

Why Go To College? Earnings And Employment Rates Comparisons Why go to college? Earnings and employment rates comparisons
Financial Aid ProcessFinancial Aid Process Types Of Financial Aid
Types of Financial Aid
Eligibility For Federal Student Aid
Eligibility for Federal Student Aid
Dependent Vs. Independent Status Dependent vs. Independent Status
Who Is My Parent When I Fill Out The FAFSA?Who is my parent when I fill out the FAFSA?
How To Transfer Your Tax Information To FAFSA Using The DRTHow to transfer your tax information to FAFSA using the DRT

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