FAFSA

2013-2014 School Year

For a list of items needed for the FAFSA, the STUDENT must answer the following dependency questions to determine if parental information is required.

Yes NoWere you born before January 1, 1990?
Yes NoAs of today, are you married? Answer "Yes" if separated, but not divorced.
Yes NoWill you be working on a masterís or doctorate program at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year?
Yes NoAre you a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or currently serving on active duty?
Yes NoDo you have children who will receive more than half of their support from you?
Yes NoDo you have any dependents (other than a child or spouse) who live with you and who receive more than half of their support from you?
Yes NoAt any time since you turned age 13, were both your parents deceased, were you in foster care, or were you a dependent or ward of the court?
Yes NoAre you or were you an emancipated minor as determined by a court in your state of legal residence?
Yes NoAre you or were you in legal guardianship as determined by a court in your state of legal residence?
Yes NoAt any time on or after July 1, 2012, did your high school or school district homeless liaison determine that you were an unaccompanied youth who was homeless?
Yes NoAt any time on or after July 1, 2012, did the director of an emergency shelter or transitional housing program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development determine that you were an unaccompanied youth who was homeless?
Yes NoAt any time on or after July 1, 2012, did the director of a runaway or homeless youth basic center or transitional living program determine that you were an unaccompanied youth who was homeless or were self-supporting and at risk of being homeless?
 

If you answered YES to any of the questions above you are an independent student so parental information is not required on the FAFSA.

If you answered NO to all of the questions above you are a dependent student and must supply student and parent information on the FAFSA.