Is FAFSA website down – form unavailable?

Students are having difficulty accessing the FAFSA 2022-2023 form. Is the FAFSA form unavailable on its website? The website status update indicated that the FAFSA form currently is unavailable and that they are working to resolve this problem as quickly as possible.

This has been an intermittent problem that was resolved, applicants an acesss the FAFSA form 2022/2023

Why is the FAFSA website down?

The FAFSA website is still online but it is very slow to the high volume of traffic to the website. But technically, the slow website could also be caused by rendered javascript files as this has been an issue last year too.  It is definitely a recurring problem that the Federal Student Aid website developer will surely sort out in the future

The form is now available the last time we checked. If you see the message indicating the FAFSA form is unavailable, wait a few minutes and check back. As mentioned, it could be due to a high volume of traffic visiting the website at the same time.

When to submit FAFSA form?

The federal government accepts FAFSA forms from the 1st of October 2022 through the 30th of June 2023, but many US universities and scholarships may require that a FAFSA be submitted sooner.

Make sure to check the submission due dates with FAFSA before clicking ‘submit’.

The FAFSA applications are now open for the 2022/2023 fall. The deadline for application is the 30th of June 2023.

Many scholarships require the applicants to submit the forms right on time. File the FAFSA in October as soon as applications open up to have the highest possible chance of receiving as much aid as possible.

 For more info on the FAFSA deadline for fall 2022, click here.

How to submit FAFSA form?

If you need financial aid, you’ll submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. It is a free aid which is why applicants have to provide all the information to meet the requirements

There are two ways to submit a FAFSA. You can print out a paper application or can submit your application online.

The FAFSA application requires a lot of preparations, but it can be the best thing to do to relieve you financially so you can attend the school of your dreams!

FAFSA feedback helps

The best thing to do about the slow website and unavailability of the FAFTA form is to let the Federal Student Aid office know about it.

This will help them to improve the services they provide to both current and future applicants. So take a few minutes to let them know what you think.

FAFSA slow website

For more information about the issues with accessing the FAFSA website, please contact the Federal Student Aid office via this link.

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