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Step 1

  • Go to the Federal Student Aid Site to create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID). If you are a dependent student, have your parent(s) create one too! (

Step 2

Complete the FAFSA online beginning October 1st (look to the right to view the things you need). (

  • Don’t forget to enter the colleges you are interested in attending so they can receive your
  • Remember to complete for the year you plan to START college!

We recommend that you complete the FAFSA by November 1st.

Step 3

  • After you have filed a FAFSA, the federal processing center will mail you a Student Aid Report (SAR) within four weeks.
  • This document contains a summary of all information listed on the FAFSA. Keep it for record

Step 4

  • When a school sends you an acceptance letter, a financial package should be It may offer grants, loans and/or scholarships.
  • Evaluate your financial options. And follow the instructions that came with your acceptance letter, you may have to submit additional documents to your college.

For assitance, contact our College & Career Advisor Fabian Rios.

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.