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How to File the FAFSA

Students can complete the FAFSA online. Here are some important tips:

  • Students must complete a new FAFSA each academic year.
  • The FAFSA priority deadline is March 2nd
  • You’ll need a FSA ID
  • UC Santa Barbara’s school code is 001320

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