FAFSA Simplification - Texting Templates
Modified on: Mon, 24 Jul, 2023 at 9:24 AM
Ocelot has developed texting templates to help institutions engage and inform students about the upcoming FAFSA Simplification changes. Below is an inclusive list of the available templates and information on where to find them within the admin system.
- To access the FAFSA Simplification templates, select the plus icon in the top right-hand corner and select Create Campaign.
- Select the Go button under the Ocelot Library option.
- Select Financial Aid.
- Search the template, by typing the title of the template from the list below.
|Notify students of upcoming changes|
FAFSA Release Date Change
Notify students the 2024-2025 FAFSA will become available in December 2023
|Information on creating an FSA ID|
|Income information will be transferred directly from the IRS on the 2024-2025 FAFSA|
|Offer help for current students to complete their FAFSA|
|Offer help for new students to complete their FAFSA|
|Reminder of upcoming workshop to complete FAFSA|
|Reminder 2024-2025 FAFSA will be available in December|
|Notify students that they will be assigned an SAI instead of an EFC|
|Inform students about the SAI|
|Encourage student with a Provisional Independent Status to contact the financial aid office|
|Encourage current students who may qualify for Provisional Independent Status to contact the financial aid office|
|Contact students who may qualify for a dependency override|
|Contact students who may qualify for a dependency override renewal|
|Request documentation from students who indicated unaccompanied homeless youth |
|Notify students who may qualify for a homeless youth renewal|
|Notify students who have currently enrolled siblings that they may have a change in their financial aid eligibility|
|Notify students to submit their housing plans|
|Notify students of a significant change in their financial aid eligibility|
|Let students know they may qualify for a professional judgment if their income has changed|
|Inform students with a negative SAI they may be eligible for additional funding options|
|Encourage students whose Pell significantly changed from the year before to contact the financial aid office|
|Encourage students who are no longer eligible for the Pell Grant from the year before to contact the financial aid office|
|Reach out to students to let them know that their Pell Grant may be different based on the enrollment|
|Notify Pell-eligible students they no longer need to be enrolled half-time in the summer to receive Pell |
|Reach out to students to complete the work-study application|
|Reach out to students to complete the work-study application reminder|
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