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Texas Application for Federal Student Aid

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The Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) is a free application. It collects information to help decide if people can get state and college financial aid in Texas. 

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Prepare for the TASFA

  • Online - Did you fill out a TASFA form before? Log in to your UMP account using your personal email address and password and verify information is up to date. 
  • Online - Didn't submit a TASFA form before? Create a UMP account, you will need to provide your personal email address, full name and a password. Make sure you have access to your email during this imte, as a one-time pin will be emailed to your for verification purposes. Your parent will need a valid email address that is different than yours to review and acknowledge the information entered on the TASFA. 
  • Paper - A paper copy of the TASFA is available on the TASFA homepage that you can print if you cannot complete it online. 

Required Documents

1. Submit your application to UTPB You must be admitted to UT Permian Basin and registered for classes to receive funds. Submit your affidavit with the Admissions Office. Ensure that the Admissions Office has received your official High School transcript. 
2. Complete and submit the TASFA Make sure it's for the correct year and semester(s) that you plan to attend. The FAFSA is used to award aid for the fall, spring, and summer semesters of each academic year. 
3. Keep an eye on your student email address for updates and award notifications When your TASFA has been processed, you will receive an email from the verification officer. Review this email as it may contain important information regarding corrections and/or additional required documents. Once the application has been successfully processed you will receive a notification of award. 
4.Ensure you are enrolled in the required hours for your award. Refer to the eligibility and enrollment site for more information. 


Key dates

  • Both the paper and online TASFA forms typically become available each year (for the following school year) on October 1, in alignment with the FAFSA.
  • 2023-2024 School Year (Fall 23, Spring 24, & Summer 24) - TAFSA can be submitted 10/01/2022 - 06/30/2024. Tax year 2021
  • 2024-2025 School Year (Fall 24, Spring 25, & Summer 25) - TAFSA can be submitted 12/31/2023 - 06/30/2025. Tax year 2022