You should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1. FAFSA on the web at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov is the best way to apply. However, you may also apply by completing a paper FAFSA.
You will need to reapply for financial aid each academic year. For direct FAFSA and PIN information please visit: www.fafsa.ed.gov and www.pin.ed.gov.