How to Apply – Common FAFSA Errors

  1. The FAFSA has not been signed by both the applicant and the parent using their PIN.
  2. Incorrectly entered Social Security number results in a non-match with the Social Security Administration’s records.
  3. Both the student and the parent included the student in “Number of Exemptions Claimed”.
  4. Student incorrectly indicates that he or she is in legal guardianship. Legal guardianship is a legal proceeding by which an individual other than a minor child’s parent is made responsible for that child’s custody and care.
  5. WWC has not been listed to receive the FAFSA results! Our school code is 002979.

Here are some further resources for checking your FAFSA: