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What is the FAFSA?

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Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). In order to complete this application you (and your parents, if you are a dependent student) will need to apply for a FSA ID. You will need to list PC's school code 001078 on your FAFSA application.

Create your FSA ID

Your FSA ID is the username and password you create to complete, sign and access your FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Parents of dependent students will need to create their own FSA ID so they can sign the parent portion of the FAFSA.

IMPORTANT: Do not forget your FSA IS or your FSA ID password. We cannot reset or recover them for you.

Ensure you're admitted to PC before beginning this process.

Complete the FAFSA using your FSA ID

Before you start the FAFSA gather the following information:


Use the following worksheets to guide you in completing the online FAFSA application. DO NOT MAIL

2019-20 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet (PDF)

2019-20 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet-Spanish (PDF)

2020-21 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet (PDF)

2020-21 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet-Spanish (PDF) FAFSA Link

Complete FAFSA

if you plan to attend college from: You will submit this FAFSA You can submit the FAFSA from: Using income and tax info from:
Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020 2019-2020 Oct 1, 2018 – Jun 30, 2020 2017
Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021 2020-2021 Oct 1, 2019 – Jun 30, 2021 2018

Next Steps

It is the students responsibility to check their financial aid status on the online system regularly.

Students also need to set up their Maricopa Gmail account and check it regularly. You can view missing financial aid documents under your "To Do" list and see if you've been awarded by clicking on the "View Financial Aid" link at the bottom of the page.