Alaska FAFSA Completion Initiative

FAFSA Reminder

Master the FAFSA Training – Register Now!

This training empowers education and workforce development stakeholders and provides them with the knowledge and deeper understanding of the FAFSA process so they can independently assist students/families and adult learners with successful FAFSA completion

Mondays and Thursdays from 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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ACPE Success Center

New FAFSA 2024-25!

Federal Student Aid (FSA) The 2024-25 FAFSA is now available. Sweeping changes have been made to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2024-2025 school year and beyond. These changes include updated application questions, financial need calculations, as well as the FAFSA platform itself. 

Remember, you should file the FAFSA as early as possible after it is released – some institutions have very early FAFSA deadlines – check with your school's Financial Aid Office to find out. Some programs may have later deadlines. The priority deadline to file the FAFSA for the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) and the Alaska Education Grant (AEG) is June 30.

ACPE Is Here to Help!

ACPE Financial Aid Planning Guide The ACPE FAFSA Completion Resource Guide outlines the various pathways available through ACPE to support students, families, and education partners in navigating FAFSA completion.

Individuals | Students | Families

Myth Bister

Mythbusting: FAFSA Edition Wondering if what you hear about the FAFSA is real or a myth? Check out the latest in the I-Did-A-FAFSA series to learn about how and why you should complete your FAFSA as soon as possible!


Can you say I-Did-A-FAFSA? If not, you’re only 4 steps away from increasing your access to federal, state, and institutional financial aid!

FAFSA At-A-Glance

The FAFSA At-A-Glance provides a brief overview of the FAFSA sections, a spot to record FAFSA account information, and explains important financial aid terms and FAFSA documents.


FAFSA Create a Account

Create Your FAFSA Account: In order to access and successfully submit the FAFSA each Student and Contributor must have their own Account. ACPE’s video takes you step-by-step to set up your FAFSA Account

FAFSA Line by Line

FAFSA Line-By-Line: After creating your FAFSA Account, we’ll walk you (and your Contributor) through each section of the 2024—25 FAFSA.

FAFSA Line by Line

Find out What’s new on the 2024-25 FAFSA in this brief overview. learn about new terms, features, and tools to help streamline and simplify the FAFSA.

ACPE Success Center

ACPE Success Center

One-on-one and small group support for FAFSA account creation and FAFSA completion.

Funding your future presentations to introduce financial aid concepts and the FAFSA process to students planning for education after high school.

Appointments are required. schedule through youcanbook.me or call 800-441-2962 opt#4.

Visit ACPE’s success center materials page where you can download free financial aid materials, college & career planning guides, education loan flyers, aps & aeg info sheets, and much more!

University of Alaska Anchorage

For FAFSA assistance, students can look at uaafinaid.youcanbook.me to book an appointment with our advisor. For other options, students can come into the lobby or contact the 907-786-1480, option 4 to speak with a financial aid advisor.

University of Alaska Southeast

For FAFSA Assistance at UAS, students can connect with the UAS Financial Aid Office by email at uas.finaid@alaska.edu or by phone (907)796-6255.

University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of Alaska Fairbanks staff may be offering FAFSA assistance in your community soon! Visit https://uaf.edu/finaid/fafsa/ to learn more!

If you can’t make it to an in-person event, UAF staff are available through appointment booking and also in virtual Q&A Sessions

Postsecondary Resources Available for Download

Visit Success Center Materials page to download free financial aid quick sheets, college & career planning resource, educational loan rack cards, APS & AEG information, and more

Additional Resources

FAFSA Reminder

ACPE supports Federal Student Aid’s National FAFSA Week of Action campaign. Check out the link to learn more about what you can do in your school, district, and community to support FAFSA completion.

FAFSA Reminder

SHEEO FAFSA Simplification Guidebook: Published by the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO), this comprehensive guidebook provides state higher education agencies resources, tools, and insights in relation to the new 2024-25 FAFSA.

2023 Alaska FAFSA Summit: The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE), with support from the University of Alaska, hosted its first Alaska FAFSA Summit on October 26-27, 2023. The Summit brought together education and workforce development stakeholders from secondary and postsecondary institutions, state agencies, community organizations/non-profits, and Alaska Native organizations to develop strategies to increase FAFSA completion through statewide initiatives and/or policies.

2023 Alaska FAFSA Summit Agenda | US Senator Lisa Murkowski’s Opening Message


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