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STEPS to complete your fafsa!!! 

The FAFSA must be submitted between October 1, 2020- March 2, 2021 if you want to be eligible for financial aid next school year.
 
WHO  COMPLETES THE FAFSA?
STUDENTS WHO ARE CITIZENS OR WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS
NOTE: UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE DREAM ACT APPLICATION.To access more information and the steps, click on this link https://southgate-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/ab540
 
The financial aid process involves the following steps:
 
1. Gather all the documents you will need.
 
  • Your Social Security Number and your parents’ SS#
  • Your Driver’s License if you have one
  • Your Alien Registration Number if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • Your parents’ birth date(s)
  • Date of your parents’ marriage, divorce, legal separation, or widowhood
  • 2019 Federal tax forms
  • Records of untaxed income such as Supplemental Security, Welfare, Disability, Veterans benefits and child support information
  • Current business and investment mortgage information (business, stock, bonds)
  • Savings and Checking account statements
 
 
2. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete the financial aid application.
  • You may print a FAFSA Worksheet on the web to write in your answers then transfer the data to FAFSA. The Worksheet is optional but recommended. The FAFSA is also available in Spanish. Make revisions as many times as needed.
  • The FSA ID will be needed to electronically sign the FAFSA to speed the process, check the status, and make corrections.
  • Use the IRS Data Retrieval, if possible. 
  • Students and parents must each have their own FSA ID. If the parent does not have a valid social security number, you may print the signature page, have the parent sign it and mail it. Remember to request a Certificate of Mailing from the post office for your records.
3 The Cal Grant GPA Verification
          The district electronically submitted your financial GPA to the state.
           If there has been a mistake, please talk to Mrs. Corona.
 
4. Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) sent by the federal government.
  • You should receive the SAR within 3 days after submitting the FAFSA.
  • Review your SAR for accuracy and update it if necessary.
5.  Review your California Aid Report (CAR) sent by the state government.
          
6. If you are applying to private schools, find out if you need to complete the
7. Check your e-mail on a regular basis.
If you need assistance, please visit the College Center.
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