Financial Aid Boot Camp – Oct. 20-21, 2020

Federal Student Aid (FSA) will be hosting a two-day virtual financial aid boot camp on Oct. 20 and 21. This boot camp will feature day and evening sessions with subject matter experts providing information designed to help participants learn about

  • the federal financial aid process;
  • how to complete the 2021–22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®); and
  • FSA tools and resources.

This boot camp is ideal for students, parents, guidance counselors, college access professionals, and other members of the financial aid community. Attendees will also discover how to access and share FSA’s tools and resources, along with best practices to resolve unique circumstances in the COVID-19 environment.


Register for the Boot Camp


Day 1 – Oct. 20, 2020

Session 1: Understanding the FAFSA® Form
2–3 p.m. Eastern time

Session 2: FSA ID and FSA Resources
4–5 p.m. Eastern time

Session 3: Understanding the FAFSA® Form
(Same as 2pm session)
4–5 p.m. Eastern time

Day 2 – Oct. 21, 2020

Session 1: 2021–22 FAFSA® Line by Line (live demo)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Eastern time

Session 2: 2021–22 FAFSA® Line by Line (live demo)
(Same as 11:30 a.m. session)
6–7 p.m. Eastern time


Additional FAFSA® Resources

As you know, the 2021–22 FAFSA form is now available for completion. To assist you in supporting students and parents through the FAFSA process, we have many tools and resources available, including two new FSA ID videos, FAFSA4caster (yes, it’s back), and a PowerPoint presentation with screenshots of You can access these materials and more at