Seniors & Parents
Virtual FAFSA assistance is available to help high school seniors and their parents (when applicable) and current college students complete the FAFSA with professional assistance. Two virtual formats are available.
Virtual Format Option 1: Virtual Appointments are on an individual basis in a private online webinar environment; only the applicant and a financial aid professional from OU Student Financial Services are in attendance. Virtual Appointments use Google Meet and a link is provided in a calendar invite to the email you use to reserve your Appointment.
Virtual Format Option 2: Virtual Group Workshops are available for multiple applicants to receive guidance from an OU Student Financial Services professional at once, but offer the ability to enter a private breakout room if you need to share your screen or ask a private question. Virtual Group Workshops use Zoom and a link and password to join will be provided to the email you use to reserve your Group Workshop.
Appointments and Group Workshops are private and secure. Users can use a laptop or desktop computer with internet access, a tablet with internet or cellular service, or a mobile device with cellular services, both equipped with a microphone and speakers, or microphone and speaker accessories, or headphones with a built in microphone.
Prior to attending the Appointment or Group Workshop, please review the FAFSA Checklist for a list of items necessary to complete the FAFSA. Students and parents should each create an FSA ID, recommended at least one week prior to completing the FAFSA. Use the FSA ID Worksheet to record related information for your files. Create an FSA ID now.
Each appointment will take approximately 30-60 minutes, therefore, please log in to the link you will be provided within 15 minutes of your appointment start time. If you do not log in within the first 15 minutes of your start time, your appointment will be canceled. If you are attending a Group Workshop, please log in at the start of the workshop to avoid delays or having to repeat information.
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