• Financial Aid and FAFSA Resources


    What is Financial Aid

    Financial Aid is any grantscholarshiploan, or paid employment by the school that is offered to help a student meet college expenses. College expenses may include tuition and fees, books, supplies, housing, food, transportation and miscellaneous personal expenses.


    **New FAFSA Graduation Requirement**


    Texas Priority Deadlines for Financial Aid:

    • Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1st.
    • Texas public colleges: For priority consideration, submit your application by January 15. Additional forms may be required.
    • Texas private colleges: Check with the school's financial aid office. Additional forms may be required.
    • For out-of-state private and public schools: Check with the school's financial aid office. Additional forms may be required. 
    • For more information about FAFSA deadlines, please visit the Federal Student Aid website. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. After accessing this website, scroll down to see the Student Aid Deadlines section.


    Helpful Documents:

    How to Create Your FSA ID

    FAFSA Instructions

    Six Items To Do After Filing the FAFSA

    Financial Aid and Scholarship Information for Students and Parents

    • See the Financial Aid and FAFSA sections of this document for helpful financial aid information and resources. 
    • In Spanish




    FAFSA/TASFA Opt Out Form

    • If you do not need/want to complete the FAFSA or TASFA, complete the opt out form and return it to the school to fulfill the State of Texas FAFSA requirement.
      • Return the completed form to your counselor or Mrs. Dozier
    • If you are planning to attend college, please check with your college(s) of interest to see if they require the FAFSA to review you for financial aid or scholarships that they provide to students.
    • If you submit an opt out form, you can still complete the FAFSA or TASFA later if needed.

    Opt Out Form

    Opt Out Form in Spanish