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FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): Application Opens

October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that must be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. The office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. Click here for more information: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa.


  • Federal

    Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2018. 
    Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 15, 2018.

  • State Deadline
    Nebraska – Check with your financial aid administrator.
  • College Deadline
    Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also want to ask your college about its definition of an application deadline – whether it is the date the college receives your FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.

Need assistance completing your application? The Urban League of Nebraska can help. Contact Nicole Mitchell, (402) 453-9730 x137 and nicole.mitchell@urbanleagueneb.org. Ms. Mitchell is the Program Coordinator for our Whitney Young Academy, a college prep and leadership program.


October 1, 2017
8:00 am