FAFSA Workshops - get help completing your FAFSA

FAFSA Workshops

Financial Aid Staff offers help completing the FAFSA application at both campuses

Fall 2019 FAFSA Wednesday Workshops are scheduled for:

December 11, and December 18

Locations:

  • Bedford Financial Aid Office: Enrollment Center, Building 9 Room 118
  • Lowell Financial Aid Office: Lowell Cowan Center Room 314

Time: Between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  You must arrive by 5:30 as the office will close at 6:00 p.m.

What you must bring

  • Bring your FSA ID (federal username and password) and the information listed below.
  • If you have never filed a FAFSA before, we recommend you set up your FSA ID at least two days before beginning your FAFSA.
  • You can set up your FSA ID by clicking  here: 
  • Important note: At least one parent of students under age 24, will also need an FSA ID and complete the parent information section of the FAFSA.
  • You must know or have reset your FSA password to make the best use of this workshop

Documentation and Requirements for 2020-2021 the FAFSA application:

  • 2018 U.S. income tax return—IRS Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ.
  • W-2 Forms and other records of money earned in 2018.
  • Records of 2018 untaxed income such as Social Security Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, or Welfare.
  • If you are under 24 years of age (born before January 1, 1997), the same documentation is required for your parents. There are other reasons you may not need your parent's information, such as being married, support dependents or a veteran of the armed forces.
  • Please visit the FAFSA checklist here: 

Documentation and Requirements for 2019-2020 the FAFSA application (for students seeking aid for the Fall 2019 semester):

  • 2017 U.S. income tax return—IRS Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ.
  • W-2 Forms and other records of money earned in 2017.
  • Records of 2017 untaxed income such as Social Security Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, or Welfare.
  • If you are under 24 years of age (born before January 1, 1996), the same documentation is required for your parents. There are other reasons you may not need your parent's information, such as being married, support dependents or a veteran of the armed forces.
  • Please visit the FAFSA checklist here:

HELP:
You also may call us at any time between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday or come into one of our offices for FAFSA or other help with the financial aid process. The Lowell office number 978-656-3242. The Bedford office number is 781-280-3650. Our email is: financialaid@middlesex.mass.edu
Last Modified: 12/5/19