What is a PIN?
Your PIN (Personal Identification Number) will serve as your electronic signature and provides access to FAFSA information. You should never give your PIN to anyone, including commercial services that offer to help you complete the FAFSA. Be sure to keep your PIN in a safe place.
What will I need to apply for a PIN?
Financial aid applicants will need
- Date of Birth
- Social Security Number
- Mailing Address
What if I lost my PIN?
If you already have a Federal Student Aid PIN but have lost or forgotten it, you can request a duplicate by submitting a request on the PIN website here .
Can the Student Financial Services office access my PIN for me?
No, your PIN cannot be accessed by a Student Financial Services representative.
Who can I contact if I have any other questions?
For other questions about the PIN Website or specific questions about the PIN, contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center at:
1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) or 1-319-337-5665.
If you are hearing impaired and have questions contact the TTY line at 1-800-730-8913.
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By clicking on the PIN website you will be directed away from the Alamo Colleges website. Please return to continue the financial aid process.