HomeFinancial AidFinancial Aid Help Center Financial Aid Help Center What is Federal Financial Aid? If you need help paying for college or career school, the office of Federal Student Aid can assist you with getting the money you need. Check out this video to learn about grants, loans, and work-study jobs and how they can help fund your education. Visit http://StudentAid.gov to learn more. How do I create a login and password? Walk through the process of creating your own Federal Student Aid (FSA) account username and password, also known as an FSA ID. Your FSA ID can be used to securely log in to U.S. Department of Education websites such as https://StudentAid.gov. How do I regain access if I forgot my login or password? Troubleshooting your account username and password (FSA ID) tutorial. Need help filling out your FAFSA To apply for federal student aid, such as federal grants, work-study funds, and loans, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form at fafsa.gov. Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and easier than ever, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to help pay for college or career school. Are you an Independent or Dependent student? Are you ready to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, but are unsure whether you’ll need to provide parental information on the form? Check out this video to help you determine whether you’re an independent or dependent student. For additional information, visit http://StudentAid.gov. How much should I borrow? Are you thinking about taking out a federal student loan to help pay for college or career school? Check out this video to learn about your responsibilities as a borrower and what you should consider when taking out loans for college. Visit http://StudentAid.gov for more info.