Guidance Counselor Resources

Use the links below to find out more information about financial aid to help students succeed financially as they apply to colleges and universities.

FAFSA Completion Events

FASFAA partnered with the Florida College Access Network (FCAN) and FloridaShines (FLVC) to offer a virtual High School Counselor workshop. We covered the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) basics and spend time delving into the difficult topics of unique family situations, professional judgment, and how to support our students who are ineligible for federal aid. Check out the recording here

Fall 2023 College 101 Series 

FASFAA partnered with the FCAN and FloridaShines (FLVC) to provide two FAFSA completion events for graduating high school seniors. Click here to access the recorded session presented by Dr. Karemah Campbell Manselle from the University of Central Florida!

Financial Aid Toolkit for CounselorsFrom the most basic webinar about the concepts of financial aid, to detailed multiday classroom training, there is something out there for any counselor, advisor, or mentor who wants to improve his or her expertise.

Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)—An office of the Florida Department of Education.

Navigating Your Financial Future—Request financial aid presentations and materials.

Mapping Your Future—A comprehensive list of resources to help students prepare for college.

Florida College Access Network Webinar Archives—View webinars, download the PowerPoint slides, read key takeaways, and more.

Florida College Access Network Scholarship Resources—View scholarships from around the state.

Florida College Access Network Podcast—Keep up on the latest in the college experience.

Compare Financial Aid Awards—College Board's award comparison tool. 

Florida School Counselor Association

2014 Florida HB 851 (12)(a)—Tuition & fee waiver for undocumented students who graduated from a Florida high school.

 Resources for students in foster care and/or homeless youth