Can't connect to FAFSA? Are you trying to open FAFSA but the site is down and seems to be offline today? Check the issue below if it's idle for everyone else or just you!


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In Isnotdown, you can check immediately if FAFSA works perfectly, or on the contrary, it is registering some kind of problem to offer its services.


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FAFSA is a form to fill students to apply any kind of financial assistance for higher education, whether university studies, master's degrees, associate degrees or doctorates.

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid, for its acronym in English, this form is what determines how much money it is up to each student or family contribution for college. Once obtained the results of the FAFSA both the federal government, colleges, universities and private institutions manage to make the decision that students receive the aid requested the corresponding amount.

The FAFSA can be completed online through the application or myStudentAid but also on paper.

Some users to submit an error message when filling out the online form. This message may appear when the user tries to submit the form via the website and not through the mobile application. As recommended that students fill out the form again by applying mobile.

If the user is applying for a renewal of what is recommended in this case is to again start the FAFSA.

If the problem persists it is recommended that the student contact directly with FAFSA or myStudentAid so that those responsible will provide a better solution.

Troubleshooting tips
Problem solved? Still can't connect to FAFSA? Continue with Step 2.
Turn it on again. Clear internet cookies and browser cache.
Still stuck and not enjoying FAFSA, then go to Step 3.
Temporarily disable your antivirus or firewall running in the background. Now if you can access FAFSA, be aware that your security software is causing problems. Try adding FAFSA in the set of trusted sites.
DNS is a service that translates FAFSA into a machine-readable address called an IP address. In most cases, this work is done by your ISP. If only specific sites are not opening, it is likely to get corrupted.

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