PPY Blog

PPY Blog HeaderAs institutions around the country prepare for the move to prior-prior year (PPY) and the Early FAFSA, NASFAA's PPY, Early FAFSA, and You: How to Get Your Campus Ready blog is here to help. Hear directly from NASFAA members about all things PPY and Early FAFSA and share your own thoughts in each blog entry's comments section.

  • The New Normal for Financial Aid Workshops
    September 12, 2016 -   Summer is over. Things are pretty busy in my office, as classes started on August 25. Students are dropping and adding, and turning in verification paperwork that we've requested since February. Freshmen are scrambling to figure o...
  • "It's Here" – Early FAFSA From a Community College Perspective
    August 2, 2016 -   "If there's one thing I've learned working at a four-year institution for 25 years, and then coming to a community college, it is that they are very different. ...Being on the NASFAA Prior-Prior Year (PPY) Implementation Task Forc...
  • PPY Implementation: A Campus-Level Task Force Approach
    June 3, 2016 -   "The utilization of representatives from various offices across the university is vitally important to the putting-into-practice phase of prior-prior year (PPY). This new mandate may indeed cause institutions to rethink their proc...
  • Avoid Conflicting Information – Encourage Families to Use 2016-17 DRT
    May 19, 2016 -   "With the implementation of the Early FAFSA and the use of prior-prior year information for the 2017-18 FAFSA we are presented with a unique, one-year situation. Students and parents will report calendar year 2015 income tax infor...
  • “Opportunity” of Early FAFSA Filing
    May 16, 2016 -   "Since the fall 2015 announcement of the new, Early FAFSA, some institutions have realized the opportunity that it presents to engage with students earlier and more frequently as they navigate toward matriculation," Candi Fra...

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Prior-Prior Year Toolkit


PPY Task Force Implementation Survey Results


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