Simply FAFSA Events & Resources

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With the fear and uncertainty that revolves around the FAFSA, Laurel Ridge’s Financial Aid Office is offering FAFSA help to make it less stressful for students. At these Simply FAFSA events, the Financial Aid team will assist students and their families complete the 2024-25 FAFSA application! 

Missed the January 2024 Simply FAFSA events? Have no fear, the Financial Aid Office is happy to assist you. You can walk-in during our normal office hours below. Please allow at least 1hr to complete a FAFSA, see what you need to complete the application here. If you would like a virtual appointment, you can book one here.

Day of WeekMiddletown CampusFauquier Campus
Monday8:00AM – 5:00PM8:00AM – 5:00PM
Tuesday8:00AM – 5:00PM8:00AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday8:00AM – 5:00PM8:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday8:00AM – 5:00PM8:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday8:00AM – 4:00PM8:00AM – 12:00PM

What You Need to Know About Financial Aid Video

What will I need to fill out the FAFSA?

To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), you will need:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your 2022 federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the Future Act Direct Data Exchange
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically-This must be created at least 3-5 business days before completing the FAFSA to allow the identity authentication to be completed. If not, you will have to wait to complete the application.

If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your parent(s).

Changes for 24-25

There are major changes and improvements coming to the 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. This redesigned and streamlined FAFSA form will be available by Dec. 31, 2023.

Review the changes here:


FSA Resources

The office of Federal Student Aid provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help you prepare and pay for college or career school.

Secondary Identity Verification Process: Creating an FSA ID without an SSN or creating an FSA ID with failed TransUnion verification Process

Secondary Identity Verification Process Handout

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