Recommended Submission Dates
For maximum consideration of financial aid, we recommend that you submit your FAFSA by the following dates:
- December 1, 2020 for all students who are new to Penn State
- April 15, 2021 for all students returning to Penn State
- May 1, 2021 for Pennsylvania residents who are interested in applying for the Pennsylvania State Grant*
Need Help with filing the form?
There are many resources out there to assist you in applying for Federal Aid: