• Filing the FAFSA late
    • WOU’s priority deadline for 2019-20 was February 1, 2019
  • Not entering your name exactly as it appears on your social security card
  • Not reporting your parents’ legal marital status correctly
  • Not using the Data Retrieval Tool to report your federal tax information
  • Entering the incorrect anticipated year in school or degree being pursued
  • Not having both student and parent signatures on the FAFSA
  • Filing the FAFSA with the incorrect award year
  • Making changes on your FAFSA after being awarded financial aid
For a full listing of common FAFSA errors, check out NASFAA’s FAFSA tips https://www.nasfaa.org/fafsa_tips