Upcoming FAFSA Fest Events:

  • Thursday, January 20, 2021 from 5 PM - 7 PM - VIRTUAL on Zoom:
    • Text your email to 585-571-RCAN for the Zoom link

What to Bring to FAFSA Fest:

  • A list of the colleges you are applying to
  • Social Security Number (if not a US citizen, Alien Registration Number)
  • Ideally: 2020 W-2 form OR if filed, 2020 Federal and New York State tax returns 
  • Driver's license number (if you have one)
Parent of Student (if dependent):
  • If you filed head of household bring your 2020 Federal and New York State tax returns
  • If you filed JOINTLY with a spouse OR you did not file tax returns. bring:
    • Social Security Number (of both spouses, if applicable)
    • Date of birth (of both spouses, if applicable)
    • 2020 W-2 forms and a list of all other income received in 2020 such as child support, unemployment compensation, disability, etc. (of both spouses, if applicable)
Note: Tax returns have Social Security Numbers listed on them (student's SSN will be listed on parent's tax return, if claimed).

What is FAFSA Fest?

FAFSA Fest is an annual series of free events that brings local volunteers to locations around the city to help students and families complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online, answer financial aid questions, and provide individual counseling for understanding college costs.

Food and refreshments will be provided, and there is no need to pre-register. Volunteers include financial aid counselors from local colleges.

All students are welcome! Assistance for special circumstances will be available. 


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