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What is a SAR (Student Aid Report)?

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A Student Aid Report – or SAR – is a summary of the information provided on a student’s FAFSA®. The SAR provides a snapshot of the student’s eligibility for financial aid.

When Will I Receive My SAR?

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You will receive your Student Aid Report within two weeks of signing and submitting your FAFSA®, depending on how you filed and what contact information you provided on the application.

If you filed online and included your email address on your FAFSA®, you will be emailed a link to your Student Aid Report within five business days. If you filed a hard copy of your FAFSA®, or didn’t provide an email address on your application, you will be mailed a paper version of your SAR within two week<