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FAFSA Information


THE FAFSA PROCESS

 

Each year, the federal government provides more than $150 billion in Financial Aid to college students. To apply for Federal Student Aid, students need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form . Completing and submitting the FAFSA form is free and gives you access to the largest source of college financial aid. Aid such as Free Grant Money, Work Study Eligibility, and Student Loans that you do not have to pay back until after graduation!

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Simple Steps to Complete a FAFSA

  • Create your FSA ID
  • File a FAFSA every October
  • List McMurry University as your school
  • Use the Data Retrieval Tool

 

TAX INFORMATION GATHERED FOR YOU:

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) will be available on October 1, 2018 for the 2019-2020 FAFSA. There will be increased security from the IRS when using this tool. When you link to the IRS website from the FAFSA website, you will not be able to see your tax data on the IRS DRT web page. If you or your parent agree to transfer your data back into the FAFSA form, you will not see the data on the FAFSA website either. You will see the words 'Transferred from the IRS' in the data fields throughout the online FAFSA.

*Another way to get Tax Information is to download a Tax Transcript. Please visit www.IRS.gov/transcript

 

Did you know there is a FAFSA app for iOS and Android?

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Watch on You Tube!

https://youtu.be/ItnOr7n2ck4

 

If you need further assistance contact FAFSA online using the “Chat with us” option, or call 1-800-433-3243.

You may also contact the McMurry Financial Aid by email, phone, or a simple visit.

FinancialAid@mcm.edu

325-793-4713

Maedgen Administration Building

Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm


FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents
How to Fill Out the FAFSA
How to Create an FSA ID
How to use the DRT to retrieve tax  data from the IRS

Get your FSA ID

File your FAFSA


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