Students and perspective students applying for Federal Student Aid, are invited to a one-day event at Casper College, where applicants can find help and answers.
A “FAFSA Filing Frenzy” will be held on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 3-6 p.m. in Room 225 and the Chapman Lobby of the Walter H. Nolte Gateway Center at Casper College.
According to Shelby Garner, enrollment services specialist at Casper College, experts from financial aid and admissions will be available to help students fill out their FAFSA, answer questions about getting into college, and succeeding in college. A variety of door prizes will be given to lucky attendees throughout the event.
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According to the U.S. Department of Education, all students who want “to apply for federal student aid – such as federal grants, work-study, and loans – need to complete the FAFSA. Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and easier than ever, and gives (students) access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college or career school.”
Students planning to attend this year’s event will need to bring their 2016 federal tax information or tax returns including IRS W-2 information for them and their spouse if they are married, and for their parents, if they are a dependent student.
The FAFSA Filing Frenzy is free and open to all current and prospective students. The Nolte Gateway Center is located on the Casper College campus.