FAFSA Submission Summary

Review your FAFSA Submission Summary to see eligibility for federal student loans and Pell grant. After your 2024–25 FAFSA application is submitted and processed, you should receive an email with instructions on how to access an online copy of this summary.

Last updated on June 20, 2024 by College Financial Aid Advice.

The FAFSA Submission summary is an electronic or paper document that summarizes the information you supplied on your FAFSA application. New for 2024, it helps you understand your estimated eligibility for federal student loans and the Pell Grant award. It also includes your your Student Aid Index (SAI), and whether you’ve been selected for verification. The FAFSA Submission Summary replaces the Student Aid Report for the 2024–25 school year.


Receiving Your FAFSA Submission Summary

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Most students will receive the FAFSA Submission Summary via email. You can also view it online in your StudentAid.gov account. If for some reason your email is invalid, you will receive the form in the mail.


Reviewing Your FAFSA Submission Summary

Eligibility Overview: Includes the date your application was received, date processed, and a four-digit Data Release Number (DRN). You will need the DRN if allow the Federal Student Aid center,  or your college to modify anything on your FAFSA. It also includes your estimated federal student aid unless action is required on your part. You will need to provide the requested information to determine your eligibility for federal student aid such as federal student loans or the Pell Grant award. If you’ve been selected for verification, there will be an asterisk by your SAI. Your school will request additional documentation to verify select information. 

FAFSA Form Answers: See the answers that you provided. 

School Information: See the list of schools who will receive your FAFSA information. It will also show various statistics that may help you determine which schools will be a better financial choice. These include graduation rates, retention rates, transfer rates, loan default rates, median debt upon completion, and average annual cost of attendance.

Next Steps: See next steps (if any) and informational comments. 

For more information see studentaid.gov

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