To help you pay for college expenses as you obtain a degree at George Mason University, you can apply for Financial Aid. The first step in this process is to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
File a FAFSA
Open a web browser and navigate to FAFSA.gov. Click the Start Here button:
Enter your student information and click next:
Click “Start 2012-2013 FAFSA”: Note: In order to electronically sign the FAFSA application, you will need to have a Federal Student Aid PIN. Go to: www.pin.ed.gov to create one.
Click on Next after creating your password:
Complete the Student Demographic questions and click next:
Complete the Student Eligibility section and click next:
Enter the Federal School Code (Mason’s Federal School Code is 003749) and press add. Click next to continue:
Fill out the Dependency information section and click next to continue:
Complete the Parent Demographic information (if you are determined to be a dependent student), then click next to continue:
Fill out the Student Financial information and click next:
Once all information has been entered into the FAFSA system, click the SUBMIT MY FAFSA NOW button.
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