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MCHS Financial Aid Night

FAFSA Completion Checklist

For 2022 – 2023 FAFSA

(Enrollment July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)


What to bring to FAFSA Completion Event:


  1. Student’s Social Security Number (can be found on Social Security card). 

  1. Parents and/or Step-Parent’s Information:  

  1. Parents and/or Step-Parent’s Social Security Number 
  2. Parents and/or Step-Parent’s Dates of Birth
  3. Parents and/or Step-Parent’s marital status and date of marital status 

  1. Student’s FSA ID.  Go to www.studentaid.gov and click “Create Account” to create FSA ID.  Make sure to use a different email address than parent.  The FSA ID is how you will electronically sign your FAFSA form.

  1. Parent FSA ID if dependent.  Go to www.studentaid.gov and click “Create Account” to create parent FSA ID.  Make sure to use a different email address than student.  The FSA ID is how you will electronically sign your student’s FAFSA form.


  1. Student’s driver’s license (if any)

  1. If student is not a US Citizen, student’s documentation that states student is a U.S. permanent resident or other eligible non-citizen.  (Alien registration number)

  1. Student’s 2020 federal tax return (may be retrieved electronically in the FAFSA using the Data Retrieval Tool; however, bring a copy just in case.)

  1. Student’s 2020 W-2 Forms

  1. Parents and/or Step-Parent’s 2020 federal tax return (may be retrieved electronically in the FAFSA using the Data Retrieval Tool; however, bring a copy just in case.)

  1. Parents and/or Step-Parent’s 2020 W-2 Forms.


  1. If student or Parents and/or Step-Parent were not required to file a federal tax return, other records of money earned.

  1. You will also need to provide the following information in the FAFSA form for the Student, and Parents and/or Step-Parent:

  1. Balance in cash, checking, or savings accounts
  2. Amount of assets (do not include value of family home or family farm) (if applicable)
  3. Value of business (if applicable)


After you have created your student FSA ID, you may begin completing the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Be sure to sign in using the student FSA ID.