March 2013 (recommended date)
The FAFSA is available after January 2 for the Fall Semester. We recommend you complete and submit the FAFSA by March 2. If you are unable to submit the FAFSA before March 2, you can still submit the FAFSA online and be eligible for other forms of Financial Aid.
California residents should submit the FAFSA and file the Cal Grant Cerification form by March 2.
Cal Grant Verification forms postmarked after March 2 will not be considered for a Cal Grant.
Otis Federal School Code: 001251