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File a FAFSA

The FAFSA is the only required application for financial aid at the University of Portland. 

The FAFSA for the 2019-2020 academic year is available now. If you haven't filed yet, it's not too late!

The FAFSA for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available on October 1, 2019. File early for priority processing and maximum consideration.

Below is a collection of resources is intended to help you successfully complete the FAFSA.



  • How to Create an FSA ID - This tutorial will help you create your FSA ID. You will use this ID to sign your FAFSA, apply for loans, and complete other requirements throughout the process.
  • Federal Student Aid YouTube Channel - Find videos and tutorials on a wide variety of topics.
  • FAFSA Filing Tutorial - This series of videos will guide you through completing each step of the FAFSA. Thanks to UCSB for sharing this video!