Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • FAFSA – Can be filed as early as October 1 of each year.
  • All seniors planning to continue their education will need to complete the FAFSA. The link provided will take you there, as well as give you more information on financial aid and student loans.

Need help filling out the FAFSA?

Central Decatur is hosting a FAFSA Completion Night on Thursday, November 7, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please stop by if you are interested in assistance with the FAFSA. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Elsberry at (641) 446-4816 or

ICAN also offers free resources for college planning and financial aid. You can visit their website, to schedule an appointment, or call their toll free number, 877-272-4692 to talk to an advisor.



Every college or university has their own preferred filing date for the FAFSA — some as early as December 1st — so check out to find the priority dates for the schools you are applying to.


Resources for Financial Aid Information