October 20, 2022
Students, who mistakenly answered yes to the “homeless or at risk of being homeless” question on the FAFSA and were prevented from providing parent information, now have some workarounds to proceed.
In an October 17 Electronic Announcement, the U.S. Department of Education said it is aware that there is an issue preventing students from submitting a correction when changing their answer to the “homeless or at risk of being homeless” question to “no.” If students previously answered “yes” to this question but changed their answer to “no” in the correction, an error prevents students from proceeding and providing parent information.
The Department offered the following workarounds for this issue while they work on a permanent technical fix:
In the announcement, the Department said it is diligently working to correct the issue and will notify the community once the fix is implemented.
T.F. Riggs High School Financial Aid NightThursday, September 7 at 7:00 PM CST
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