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As of January 9, 2019, the Federal Department of Education has allowed universities to now accept a signed tax return (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ) in lieu of a tax return transcript for students selected for verification. View more information here.

2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became available on October 1, 2018. 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, 2018 - May 11, 2019 2018-2019 FAFSA 2016 Federal Income Tax Information
May 13, 2019 - May 9, 2020 2019-2020 FAFSA 2017 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.

*2019-2020 FAFSA application will be processed by our office starting December 3, 2018 (due to MyMav upgrades).

Click here to view our helpful step-by-step infographic.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) is available for the FAFSA application.

Important Dates

January 15, 2019: Priority date for the 2019-2020 aid year

Feburary 15: Tansfer and Maverick Academic Scholarship deadline

December 3: Presidential Scholar deadline

   Please complete your 2019-2020 FAFSA application, turn in all requested documents, and be admitted to UTA by January 15, 2019, in order to qualify for maximum grant funding for the 2019-2020 aid year.

   Students who complete applications or are admitted after January 15 will receive a financial aid award based on available funds at the time the application is completed.