NC Countdown to College FAQs
The FSA ID is the username and password you use to log in to U.S. Department of Education (ED) online systems. The student and one of the parents will need FSA IDs in order to complete and submit the FAFSA. Here is additional information about the FSA ID.
Still Have Questions?
Consider attending one of our live virtual sessions on the FAFSA, which will also cover Residency (RDS). Below is the session description, dates and times, and the link to register to attend.
FAFSA & RDS Live Virtual Session
FAFSA & RDS go together like macaroni and cheese! Prepare to apply to college by completing both. Learn how to avoid the Top 10 FAFSA Errors and what you need to establish North Carolina Residency. Financial aid administrators and Residency Determination Service experts will be on hand for live chat, resources will be offered specific to your questions, and a short presentation every 15 minutes will help in case you don’t even know what to ask.