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FAFSA on the Web

To apply on-line: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
MassBay School Code: 002171
This is the website where it all starts! Please visit this website to start the application process.

FAFSA Assistance Appointments

Educational Opportunity Center: 617-536-0200
Website: www.massedco.org/locations/boston/boston-area-educational-opportunity-center
Learn more about this organization on their website.

Federal Student Aid Information Center

1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)
You can call this number to learn about general information and or the status of FAFSA processing.

Student Aid on the Web

https://studentaid.ed.gov
This website provides in-depth information on student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans.

Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)

617-391-6070
https://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp
This is the Massachusetts state agency that manages state financial aid programs, for example, the MASSGrant, Gear Up, John and Abigail Adams Scholarship. There are many more programs OSFA administers. Please visit their website to learn more.

US Dept. of Education

https://www.ed.gov
800-621-3115

National Student Loan Data System

https://nslds.ed.gov/nslds/nslds_SA
A Student can review their Federal Pell and Direct Loan award history.
Students can also learn who their Direct Loan servicer is and their contact information.
Students can work with this agency to find resolution with defaulted loans.

Selective Service

847-688-6888
https://www.sss.gov

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

800-829-1040
https://www.irs.gov
To schedule an appointment at a local Taxpayer Assistance Center:
844-545-5640 (Appointment Hot Line)

Scholarship Search via The College Board

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Tools and Calculators via The College Board

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/tools-calculators

YouTube Channel for FAFSA by Federal Student Aid

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEnu3BHoR9IYgBnCkqQdgmA
Federal Student Aid has created many brief videos to help students and parents understand the financial aid process from A to Z! Check it out.