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You may be eligible to file your taxes for free:

Families with incomes below $62,000 can also get free access to file their taxes and their FAFSA with online assistance from our partners at the United Way and H&R Block:  http://www.unitedway.org/myfreetaxes.

'16/'17 College Goal Event Dates

Please start checking the locations page (Volunteers/Locations) for FAFSA/College Goal events and locations near you!

You could lose out on thousands of dollars for college!

Don't let that happen!


If you are graduating from high school in 2017 or you're already in college, you need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To get the most assistance for college, your application needs to be turned in by March 1, 2017.

Make sure you do it right. Come to a MI College Goal event to have an expert help you fill out the FAFSA — FREE!

Not sure about college? Apply for the money now and decide later. If you wait, chances are you’ll get less.

 

Announcements

Changes to the FAFSA® Process for 2017–18 - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

SUBMIT A FAFSA EARLIER: Students will be able to submit a 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling students to complete and submit their FAFSAs as early as October 1 every year. (There is NO CHANGE to the 2016–17 schedule. The 2016–17 FAFSA became available Jan. 1, 2016.)

USE EARLIER INCOME AND TAX INFORMATION: Beginning with the 2017–18 FAFSA, students will be required to report income and tax information from an earlier tax year. For example, on the 2017–18 FAFSA, students (and parents, as appropriate) will report their 2015 income and tax information, rather than their 2016 income and tax information.

Here’s a summary of key dates for submitting the FAFSA depending on when you plan to go to school:

IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND COLLEGE FROM

YOU WILL SUBMIT THIS FAFSA

YOU CAN SUBMIT THE FAFSA FROM

USING INCOME AND TAX INFORMATION FROM

JULY 1, 2015 – JUNE 30, 2016

2015–16

JANUARY 1, 2015 – JUNE 30, 2016

2014

JULY 1, 2016 – JUNE 30, 2017

2016–17

JANUARY 1, 2016 – JUNE 30, 2017

2015

JULY 1, 2017 – JUNE 30, 2018

2017–18

OCTOBER 1, 2016 – JUNE 30, 2018

2015

JULY 1, 2018 – JUNE 30, 2019

2018–19

OCTOBER 1, 2017 – JUNE 30, 2019

2016

 StudentAid.gov/fafsa

 

Michigan College Application Week
October 24 - 28, 2016

It's college application season! The goal of Michigan College Application Week is to encourage every senior to complete at least one college application. Click here to learn more. (link to 
http://www.micollegeaccess.org/statewide-initiatives/college-application-week)