FAFSA opens earlier, easier application Oct. 1. Current and future Austin Community College students can submit the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1 instead of waiting until January 1. Learn more →
A college degree is one of the most important investments you will make. Our mission is to help you achieve your academic goals by providing you with financial resources and valuable information. These webpages are dedicated to giving you the tools you need to finance your education successfully.
How & when to apply
After you successfully complete the application steps, our office will determine your eligibility for aid and notify you of an award offer.
Best times to apply
Begin the FAFSA as soon as possible starting October 1 each year. Some funds are limited, so complete your application by the priority date.
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Students who complete their application after the priority date are still eligible for financial aid but may need to pay their tuition before the payment due date. You must complete your FAFSA before your last day of classes in order to receive aid for that academic year.