Outreach Better FAFSA

Outreach Better FAFSA

The California Student Aid Commission is committed to ensuring our partners and stakeholders as well as students, families, and community members remain informed on updates related to the Better FAFSA and Better CADAA.

This page will feature a variety of different resources and tools including but not limited to:


Official CSAC bulletins with updated information about the changes to the FAFSA and CADAA

September 12, 2023 Better FAFSA, Better CADAA Bulletin

October 19, 2023 Better FAFSA, Better CADAA Bulletin

November 15, 2023 Better FAFSA, Better CADAA Bulletin

December 14, 2023 Better FAFSA, Better CADAA Bulletin

January 9, 2024 Better FAFSA, Better CADAA Bulletin

February 29, 2024 Better FAFSA, Better CADAA Bulletin

For Financial Aid Professionals:

Better FAFSA/Better CADAA Social Media Toolkit
To increase awareness and application submissions to the FAFSA, CADAA, and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth, we are running a marketing and outreach campaign encouraging students to apply for financial aid. In order to maximize financial aid opportunities, students should submit their financial aid application by the state priority deadline of March 2, 2024.

Cash for College Train The Trainer Webinars (For Partners)
Become a Cash for College Champion in your community and help students apply for financial aid. Join us for our upcoming free Train the Trainer webinars and learn how you can host Cash for College workshops and webinars in your community. This curriculum covers changes to the FAFSA and CADAA, important financial aid resources, and our Workshop Management System. Earn a certificate and get ready to host your own workshops in this important financial aid cycle.

For Parents and Students:

Cash for College Webinars (For Parents and Students)
Join us for CSAC’s Statewide Cash for College Webinars! Learn how to complete the CADAA and FAFSA and get the help you need to assist your students and their families.

Frequently Asked Questions for Students and Families