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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


As of last year the FAFSA will be available starting October 1st!

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At UNM undocumented students, including DACA recipients should fill out a paper FAFSA to be considered for state and institutional money.

Need help filling out the application?

  • Schedule an appointment with us by calling (505) 277-5020 
  • Be on the lookout for upcoming FAFSA workshops for fiscal year 2017-2018
  • If you are an undocumented/DACA student you can download & print application off FAFSA website or come by our office to pick a one up

Other important information:

  • Paper FAFSA DOES NOT provide federal funding
  • Other colleges & universities might change their priority deadline, so please check with their Financial Aid Office.
  • To be considered for financial aid students must complete the FAFSA every year.
  • Students encouraged to complete FAFSA on the web or in paper form as soon as possible
    • Apply for Financial Aid online with FAFSA on the Web.
    • Federal School Code : 002663
If you have questions, don't hesitate to call us for more information at (505) 277-5020 or send us an email through elcentro@unm.edu.