The Missouri FAFSA Frenzy 2016 main event date will be Sunday, February 28, and an inclement weather back-up date will be Sunday, March 6, 2016. These important events will assist Missouri's students and families in submitting their 2016-2017 FAFSA, helping them finance postsecondary attendance and achieve their educational goals.

 

Apply now to host a 2016 FAFSA Frenzy event

The 2016 FAFSA Frenzy site application is now available, and your application is welcome! Last year Missouri conducted 83 FAFSA Frenzy events across the state, and we would like to increase the number of statewide sites for 2016. The deadline to apply is Friday, August 28, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. CDT.

If you have any questions or concerns as you complete the site application, you may contact Lisa Wilson, Julie Meyer, or Devon Barner.

2016 Site Coordinator Toolkit and resources

We are in the process of developing the 2016 Site Coordinator Toolkit and accompanying resources and materials, such as checklists, flyers, forms, and other helpful information. The Missouri Department of Higher Education will provide everything you need to plan and host a successful FAFSA Frenzy event. In the meantime, the 2015 Site Coordinator Toolkit may be helpful for you.

Site coordinator meeting

A meeting for 2016 FAFSA Frenzy site coordinators will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in Jefferson City at the Governor Office Building. The meeting agenda will be developed in the late summer and will be posted to this page. Presentations and materials from last year's meeting include:

What is FAFSA Frenzy?

FAFSA Frenzy is part of the national College Goal SundaySM program and 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, USA Funds, and the National College Access Network. 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.

Questions regarding FAFSA Frenzy may be directed to the MDHE's Student Access and Success Programs' staff: Lisa Wilson, Julie Meyer, or Devon Barner.