How-To Videos

Financial Aid "How To" Page

On this page, you will find video instructions on how to complete most financial aid tasks. If you can’t find the answers to your questions here, visit our Support Center. There, you can find answers to many questions in the search box, as well as live chat with a representative or submit a case to receive an email response. You can also give us a call toll-free at 855-844-3631. Chat and call agents are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Create Your FSA ID

This video shows how to create your Federal Student Aid ID and password. You will use this to sign the FAFSA, apply for student loans, and access your financial aid history electronically.

File the FAFSA

The FAFSA is your electronic application for federal and state financial aid. This kicks off the application process.

After the FAFSA

This video shows what will happen with your FAFSA after you file and how to check your FAFSA processing status.


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