Free FAFSA Completion Events – Multiple Dates

Free FAFSA Completion Events – Multiple Dates (October 2022)

Saturday, December 10, 2022 — (multiple dates)

The Syracuse City School District has partnered with New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA), New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) and On Point for College to offer you free professional assistance with the 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) applications. Financial aid administrators from local colleges will be on hand at the sites and dates listed below both in-person and virtually. All events will be held at the respective high school, but also have an online component. Families may connect online from the high school or from the comfort of your own home. Students are encouraged to bring earphones or a headset to the event in case their FAFSA volunteer is remote.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
4:00-7:00 PM EST

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
4:00-7:00 PM EST

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
4:00-7:00 PM EST

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
4:00-7:00 PM EST

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
4:00-7:00 PM EST

Students and parents are encouraged to do the following prior to their appointment:

Visit https://startheregetthere.ny.gov/ for information about the financial aid application process, instructions on creating your FSA ID (see below for a link) and to obtain a list of documents required to complete the FAFSA.

Check with your high school counselor for information on any of the 2023-2024 FAFSA completion events.

Here’s a list of what to bring with you to your FAFSA event:

Here’s some info about how to create and use the FSA ID:

Hope to see you in-person at a FAFSA event!

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Ahmeed Turner, Executive Director

Dana Lyons-Canty, Officer, Scholarship and Student Support