Central
High School
1801 Losey Blvd. S | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608-789-7900 | FAX: 608-789-7931

Paying for College

20-21 Filing the FAFSA

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 HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)

Create your FAFSA ID:  http://fsaid.ed.gov

Start the Application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

For You and Your Parent/Guardian:

You will need the following to complete the FAFSA:

  1. Social Security Number (s).
  2. Dates of birth, death, marriage, and divorce.
  3. Most current (or recent) year’s W2 and tax return.
  4. Recent bank statements.
  5. Amounts of additional income.
  6. Value of any other assets.

College Goal WI 2020

It will take more than good luck and best intentions to pay for college. You need a plan of action, and it should include College Goal Wisconsin!

College Goal Wisconsin is affiliated with a national event that provides free information and assistance to families who need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) the federally required form for students seeking financial aid, such as grants and loans. Completing the FAFSA is the first and most important step in qualifying for aid.

In Wisconsin, College Goal Wisconsin will take place virtually on the following dates:
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

ALL EVENTS START PROMPTLY AT 6 P.M.

The agenda for the evening:
5:50-6:00 p.m. Log in to the FAFSA completion event
6:00 p.m. The FAFSA completion event begins with a short presentation on tips to complete the FAFSA
6:30 p.m. Families can ask questions and receive individual assistance to complete the FAFSA

 

Use the link below to register for an event.

https://collegegoalwi.org/

For students who qualify as low-income (i.e. free & reduced lunch program)  http://dpi.wi.gov/weop?old=weop.dpi.wi.gov/weop_tipgrt

Wisconsin students will pay in-state tuition costs while attending Minnesota public universities and colleges.  http://www.heab.state.wi.us/reciprocity/index.html

Certain schools participating in the MSEP across the Midewest have agreed to reduce the cost of tuition for out of state students.  Visit the site to search for participating schools and learn more.  http://msep.mhec.org/