Financial Aid

FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AIDFAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the form students and families will need to fill out to determine eligibility for federal, state and/or college financial aid. 

NEED HELP TO COMPLETE THE FAFSA:  

All Things Financial Aid and FAFSA: Virtual event hosted by Red Rocks Community College
Sept. 28th; 5:30 - 7:00pm
Register here

FAFSA Completion Support: at Red Rocks Community College
Oct. 9th, Nov. 13th, or Dec. 11th between 10:00am and 2:00pm
In person
No registration required
Education Opportunity Center Virtual FAFSA Assistance
The Parent's Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA Form
Homeroom: Blog post by the U.S. Department of Education


COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY FUND: 
COF

The College Opportunity Fund is a trust fund created by the Colorado Legislature that provides a tuition stipend to eligible undergraduate students. The stipend pays a portion of total in-state tuition when students attend a participationg college. 

WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE: WUE
The Western Undergraduate Exchange is an agreement among 16 member states and territories through which 160+ participating public colleges and universities provide steep nonresident savings for Western students. 

COLLEGEBOARD: CSS PROFILE
An online application that collects information used by some colleges and universities to award financial aid from sources outside the federal government. 

COLORADO APPLICATION FOR STATE FINACIAL AID: CASFA
An online application that allows Colorado ASSET (Advancing Students for a Stronger Tomorrow) students to apply for state financial aid and for students who do not have lawful immigration status to apply for institutional aid. 

COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF FINANCIAL AID ADMINISTRATORS: CAFAA
Financial aid toolkit with information and resources including an extensive video series with short videos covering FAFSA, Scholarships, Grants, Loans, and much more. 

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES: The HEFAR Group
A non-profit company with a mission to help make college more affordable for everyone. 
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