Attend a virtual College Goal Washington session to get one-on-one help filing your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid). The workshops are free and open to all, no matter where you choose to go to school. Assistance will be available for Spanish speakers.
- 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14
- 10 a.m. – noon Monday, Oct. 19
- 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29
You may need:
- Your social security card/number or Alien registration
- Your income information: Bank statements; a W-2 or pay stub, if you have a job in 2019; 2019 tax return, if you filed
- Your parent, if you are under 24 years of age: All students 24 years of age and older are considered independent from their parents. The FAFSA will help you determine if you are considered dependent or independent if you are younger than 24. Only dependents need to file parent information.
- Your parent’s financial information: Bank statements; W-2 or pay stub; 2019 tax return
- Your parent’s social security number, if they have one
- Any additional financial information such as child support statements, TANF or welfare information; real estate, stock or bonds investments; family business or farm information
College Goal Washington is a statewide campaign to help all Washington state college goers submit their financial aid applications—the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid). Visit the Washington Student Achievement Council's website to learn more about financial aid applications and other education programs, including the Washington College Grant and College Bound Scholarships.
Check out the following video to learn about the fall 2020 College Goal Washington program and important tips for filing the FAFSA/WASFA.