FAFSA/ORSAA Information

The FAFSA or ORSAA is used to determine eligibility for financial aid opportunities including Oregon financial aid programs like the Oregon Opportunity Grant, the Oregon Promise Grant, and many need-based OSAC scholarships. Many colleges and universities also use the FAFSA or ORSAA to determine eligibility for financial aid opportunities. The FAFSA is required for all federal financial aid opportunities including the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans, and Federal Work-Study. Submit your FAFSA or ORSAA as soon as possible after October 1 for the best chance at qualifying for financial aid.

 

The 2024-25 FAFSA opened December 30, 2023 and the 2024-25 ORSAA opened January 19, 2024, for students who plan to attend college Fall 2024 - Spring 2025.

The 2023-24 FAFSA and ORSAA opened October 1, 2022 for students who plan to attend college Fall 2023 - Spring 2024.

About the FAFSA

The 2024-25 FAFSA is now open. Students should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after the application opens each year. Applying early ensures that students can access the most financial aid opportunities available to them. After the 2024-25 cycle, the opening schedule will return to October 1. 

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About the ORSAA

The Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA) is an alternative to the FAFSA for undocumented Oregon students including students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status or Temporary Protected Status (TPS). By filing the ORSAA, eligible undocumented and DACA students in Oregon can get help paying for college through grants, scholarships, and tuition reduction.

The 2024-25 ORSAA is now open. Eligible students should complete the ORSAA as soon as possible after the application opens each year. Applying early ensures that students can access the most financial aid opportunities available to them. After the 2024-25 cycle, the opening schedule will return to October 1. 

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