FAFSA Support

Have uncertainties surrounding the financial aid process or FAFSA? Many families do and that is why Grand View is here to help!

2024 FAFSA Ready Workshops




Thursday, May 16 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Henning Student Center, Room 150
Wednesday, May 22 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Henning Student Center, Room 150

You can also get individual assistance by scheduling a virtual or in-person appointment here.

Provided below are tools and information to guide families through the financial aid process and filing their FAFSA. Simply select a category and click the "download here" button to open each resource document (PDF).

The FAFSA: The Most Important Financial Aid Form You’ll Ever Fill Out 

This comprehensive resource incorporates elements featured in the previous guides, including a section on where to get help filing the FAFSA.

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FAFSA Facts and Fiction: Get the Truth - and the Money You Need for College

This guide addresses the most common barriers to filing the FAFSA, especially for low-income students.

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FAFSA Verification: Don't Panic and Don't Wait 

This resource provides simple steps for students selected for the FAFSA verification process.a

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Six Items and 22 Minutes: All You Need to Fill out the FAFSA

This resource addresses the misconception that the FAFSA takes a long time to complete and requires documentation that is difficult to access.

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Financial Aid Vocab Cheat Sheet

This glossary explains common acronyms and terms in the financial aid process.

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A Second Look: Appealing Your Aid Award When Family Finances Shift

This guide addresses the professional judgment/special circumstances appeal process and how to indicate on the FAFSA that a parent is unemployed.

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Apples to Apples: 3 Steps to Finding the Best College Deal

This worksheet helps students calculate cost and compare colleges they're most interested in.

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Parent PLUS Loans: Are They Right for You?

This resource offers a quick overview of PLUS loans, so students can decide whether they're a a good option for them and their families.

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Disponible en Español

Una versión en español de estas herramientas está disponible aquí.