The phones at Purdue University Fort Wayne’s financial aid office have been ringing following the federal government’s soft launch of the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Callers’ questions were mostly about the FAFSA website being down, said Ron Herrell, director of financial aid.
Filing the FAFSA helps determine a student’s eligibility for state and federal financial aid. The form opened annually in October in recent years, but the U.S. Department of Education delayed the 2024-25 FAFSA’s release until last weekend.
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