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2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available on October 1, 2017. If you are not sure which FAFSA to complete or what information is required, please review the chart below.

 Enrollment PeriodRequired FAFSARequired Tax Information
May 15, 2017 - May 12, 2018 2017-2018 FAFSA 2015 Federal Income Tax Information
May 14, 2018 - May 11, 2019 2018-2019 FAFSA 2016 Federal Income Tax Information

After completing your FAFSA application, you will be notified via your UTA email account once your FAFSA has been received as well as if any documents are required to complete your financial aid file. We will also update your To Do List in your MyMav Student Center with any outstanding items.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) is unavailable for the 2017-2018 FAFSA. When completing the FAFSA, the 2015 income tax information will need to be manually entered. 

The DRT is available on the 2018-2019 FAFSA. Visit our Tax Return Transcript page for more information and instructions.

Important Dates

October 1, 2017: The 2018-2019 FAFSA becomes available (this application will be based on 2016 federal income tax information)

January 6, 2018: Spring 2018 financial aid disburses

January 11, 2018: Payment due date

January 16, 2018: First day of spring classes

March 15, 2018: Priority deadline for the 2018-2019 aid year
   You must submit your FAFSA, turn in all required documents, and be admitted to UTA by March 15, 2018, in order to qualify for maximum grant funding for the 2018-2019 aid year.