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FAFSA Resources

What is the FAFSA®? It’s your avenue to grants, loans and TOPS to help you pay for college.

Who should fill out the FAFSA®?
• Current students who expect their financial aid to continue in the upcoming academic year
• Incoming students who want to take advantage of grants, loans, part-time job on campus and TOPS to help pay for college 

Fill out the FAFSA® now at www.studentaid.gov


McNeese Resources to Assist Students and Parents with Filling Out the FAFSA®

For students and families who want in-person help filling out the FAFSA®:

You do not have to be a current or future McNeese student to take advantage of this help!

McNeese is offering New Year New FAFSA appointments in Student Central on Thursday afternoons. Staff in Student Central (located on the corner of Ryan and McNeese Streets) will have computers available and offer one-on-one assistance in filing a FAFSA.

Contact Information
studentcentral@mcneese.edu
337-475-5065

Please come with
a valid FSA ID,
your Social Security number, your 2022 tax information and any applicable records of untaxed income or assets. 

If you are having problems setting up your FSA ID,
we can help!


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Look for This Icon On the Bottom Right of the FAFSA® Website

Aidan, the financial aid virtual assistance tool can help answer a lot of your questions!

AIDAN Icon Provides Virtual Assistance

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Create and Access Your StudentAid.gov Account
Create and Access Your StudentAid.gov Account
Gather Information Required to Complete the FAFSA Form
Gather Information Required to Complete the FAFSA Form
Start Your 2024-25 FAFSA Form
Start Your 2024-25 FAFSA Form
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Who is a Contributor on the 2024-25 FAFSA Form?
Why Do My Contributors and I Need Our Own StudentAid.gov Accounts for the 2024-25 FAFSA Form?
Why Do My Contributors and I Need Our Own StudentAid.gov Accounts for the 2024-25 FAFSA Form?
Understand and Prepare FAFSA Form Contributors
Understand and Prepare FAFSA Form Contributors
Determining Your Dependency Status
Determining Your Dependency Status
Complete the Personal Circumstances and Demographics Sections of the FAFSA Form
Complete the Personal Circumstances and Demographics Sections of the FAFSA Form
Complete the Financials Section of the 2024-25 FAFSA Form
Complete the Financials Section of the 2024-25 FAFSA Form
How Do I Complete the 2024-25 FAFSA Form If My Parents Are Divorced or Separated?
How Do I Complete the 2024-25 FAFSA Form If My Parents Are Divorced or Separated?
What Does It Mean to Provide Consent and Approval on the 2024-25 FASFSA Form?
Review, Sign, and Submit Your 2024-25 FAFSA Form
Review, Sign, and Submit Your 2024-25 FAFSA Form
Types of Federal Student Aid
Types of Federal Student Aid
What’s Changed for the 2024-25 FAFSA Form?
What’s Changed for the 2024-25 FAFSA Form?
What Happens After Submitting Your FAFSA Form?
What Happens After Submitting Your FAFSA Form?
Where’s My Financial Aid?
Where’s My Financial Aid?

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