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Financial Aid: Getting Started

Link to FAFSA --> https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

We host a FAFSA and Dream Act application Cash for College workshop at Soquel High School. Soquel High School counseling, UCSC and Cabrillo financial aide experts will be available to assist students and parents with one on one help with the FAFSA application for students attending college in the upcoming school year. 

When: Check the Events Calendar for FAFSA and Cash for College workshops

Where: Soquel High School Library - 401 Soquel San Jose Road. Soquel, California 95073


 


What to bring to the workshop


Come to a workshop with the documents that you have and that apply to you:
- Driver's license, if you have one
- Social Security card number if you have one
- Alien registration number, if you have one
- Student income information from past calendar year
- Parent income information from past calendar year
- Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) - yours or your parents'
- Your tax and parent tax information
- Bank statements from past calendar year
- Any records of untaxed income such as welfare benefits, Social Security benefits, or child support payments
- List of colleges you are interested in attending
Before the workshop, try to create a FSA ID number for you and your student.

What to expect from the workshop
- Computer access to apply for financial aid
- Assistance completing FAFSA, Dream Act, and Chafee financial aid applications

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