Student aid deadline today

The state deadline to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is today.

Students who wish to qualify for state financial aid for the 2017-2018 academic year must file no later than today.

FAFSA filing opened Oct. 1 and uses 2015 IRS 1040 tax returns, W-2 forms and other 2015 income and benefits information. State aid includes grants, scholarships, loans and work-study opportunities.

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