FAFSA

2017 - 2018 FAFSA

(Early FAFSA/Prior Prior Year)

The 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season will begin earlier than previous FAFSA application cycles

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Beginning on Oct. 1, 2016, students will be able to fill out the FAFSA for the 2017–18 school year. (In the past, they had to wait until January 1). In addition, applicants will no longer need to estimate income and tax information and will be able to retrieve their data directly from the IRS, right from the first day the FAFSA is available. Students also will have information about their Expected Family Contributions earlier, helping them as they’re going through the college application and selection process. 

Webinars

Mentors and Messes: Top Ten Leadership Lessons Learned

June 12, 2019

Free webinar

Despite having both a master's and a doctorate in higher education leadership, Helen Garrett found that the most valuable leadership lessons she learned came from mentors who were honest and direct, and from recognizing and undoing the messes in which she found herself. Helen will share her top ten leadership lessons learned over the past three decades. Bring your stories to share as well. 

Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM ET

 

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Helen B. Garrett, Ed.D.
University Registrar and Chief Officer of Enrollment Information Services
University of Washington

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Helen Garrett joined the University of Washington in February 2016 as the inaugural University Registrar and Chief Officer of Enrollment Information Services. She brought an extensive background in Admissions, Registration, Student Affairs, and Enrollment Management Systems from Lane Community College (OR), University of Oregon, Whittier College, University of Southern California, and Michigan State University.

In her new capacity as the liaison to UW-Information Technology for Enrollment Management, she led teams to implement a Preferred Names policy and practice and launched the Enrollment Confirmation System.

Helen has served as president of the Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officers, currently serves on the AACRAO Federal Compliance Committee and AACRAO Lumina Grant Data Integrations Workgroup, and has held additional leadership positions in state, regional, and national professional organizations.  Helen is a national trainer on FERPA and presents at conferences on issues related to professional development. Helen holds a bachelor of arts in Business Administration and master of arts in College and University Administration from Michigan State University, and a doctorate in Education from Oregon State University's Community College Leadership Program.