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For a dependent student completing the FAFSA, the parent's role is critical for them to be considered for federal aid. For the 2024-2025 FAFSA, the parent’s role is imperative for the application to be considered complete and eligible for further review.  We understand that the 2024-2025 FAFSA ushers in some changes that can be confusing. So, we hope the information below will be helpful to you.

You will be required to provide consent and approval on the 2024-2025 FAFSA form<- Students and their contributors (in some cases, a parent) will now be required to provide consent and approval to have the IRS transfer their federal tax information into the FAFSA.

PLEASE NOTE: If students or contributors don’t provide consent and approval, the student won’t be eligible for federal student aid.

To learn more about what it means to provide consent, watch this short video: