FAFSA Frenzy* 2015
The Missouri FAFSA Frenzy 2015 main event date has been scheduled for Sunday, February 22, and an inclement weather back-up date will be Sunday, March 1, 2015. These important events will assist Missouri's students and families in submitting their 2015-2016 FAFSA, helping them finance postsecondary attendance and achieve their educational goals.
Complete 2015 event list now available
With 84 sites planning to conduct 86 events in more than 40 Missouri counties, the 2015 FAFSA Frenzy program promises to be better than ever. There will be plenty of opportunities for dedicated financial aid officers, guidance counselors, college access professionals, and others to volunteer at a convenient time and location. The online volunteer application will be available here in November.
2015 Site Coordinator Toolkit
The 2015 Site Coordinator Toolkit is now available! The toolkit provides checklists, flyers, forms, and other helpful information to help site coordinators plan a successful event. The toolkit is a fillable PDF format, allowing site coordinators to fill in the blanks on templates and forms before printing, and will be reviewed during the upcoming site coordinator meeting. Questions or comments about the toolkit may be directed to Julie Meyer.
Promote FAFSA Frenzy!
Promote FAFSA Frenzy events by loading the electronic FAFSA Frenzy promotional wallpaper/screensaver to computers used frequently by students or families. The wallpaper/screensaver can also be displayed on public screens in high school cafeterias, libraries, classrooms, student lounge areas, and community centers.
2015 Site coordinator meeting
Meeting materials will be posted here in late November. Materials covered during last year's meeting include:
- Toolkit and program highlights for 2014
- 2013 outcomes and reaching FAFSA Frenzy target audiences
- 2014-2015 FAFSA review
- Missouri College Application Week
Additional FAFSA resources available from the U.S. Department of Education:
- FAFSA & Application Processing Update presentation from the December 2013 FSA conference
- Draft 2014-2015 FAFSA and materials
- 2013-01-18 - (General) Subject: Helpful Social Media Tools to Promote FAFSA Completion – Sent email 11/13/2013 to [email protected] requesting new calendar of social media tools for FAFSA Completion.
- 2013-04-29 - (GEN-13-12) Subject: 2014-2015 FAFSA - Parental Information Collection
- 2013-05-20 - (Application Processing) Subject: Notice of the Draft 2014-2015 Federal Student Aid Application Materials
- 2013-06-13 - Subject: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Information To Be Verified for the 2014-2015 Award Year
- 2013-09-19 - (Application Processing) Subject: 2014-2015 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Formula Guide
- 2013-09-19 - Subject: 2014-2015 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Formula Guide
- 2013-10-23 - Subject: 2014-2015 ISIR Guide
- 2013-10-24 - (Application Processing) Subject: Draft 2014-2015 FAFSA Form/Instructions
- 2013-10-31 - (Application Processing) Subject: 2014-2015 Federal School Code List of Participating Schools (November 2013)
- Federal Student Aid Information for Counselors
- National Training for Counselors and Mentors (NT4CM)
What is FAFSA Frenzy*?
*FAFSA Frenzy, a program of College Goal SundaySM, is offered in Missouri through partnerships between the Missouri Department of Higher Education, the Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel, the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority and USA Funds. The College Goal SundaySM program was created by the Indiana Student Financial Aid Association, with funding from Lilly Endowment, Inc., and with supplemental support from the Lumina Foundation for Education.