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Here’s what Texans need to know about the new FAFSA to get aid for college

College hopefuls should fill out the new federal student aid application to as soon as possible to get more funds.

High school senior Topher Malone gives a presentation on college applications to juniors in National Honors Society after receiving a full ride to Harvard University on May 5, 2023, at the Early College High School at the Austin Community College Round Rock campus.

Fill out the FAFSA as soon as possible

The new FAFSA is shorter

The amount of financial aid students receive could change

In Texas, completing the FAFSA is mandatory

What should I do if my parents don't have a Social Security number?

There is a paper form

Where to get FAFSA help

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