To apply for aid, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. The CIA has a priority deadline for the FAFSA to be received by January 1 each year. The CIA's federal code is 007304. Students selected for verification will be asked to provide additional information, such as official IRS transcripts of their or their parents' federal tax returns, to Student Financial and Registration Services (SFRS). The CIA has a priority verification deadline for all required documents to be received by June 15 each year. Click here for a video with helpful tips.