offers free financial aid event
January 22, 2012
Community College will host the state-wide college financial aid event
Goal Sunday” on Feb. 12, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Piqua Campus.
event, presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid
Administrators (OASFAA) and endorsed by the Ohio Board of Regents,
students and parents with completing the Free Application for Federal
Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the federal application that is required to
federal financial aid including the Federal Pell Grant and student
well as the need-based state grants.
providing actual one-on-one assistance for students who will be
financial aid,” said Logan Billing, coordinator for loan management at
“Students and parents bring in their federal tax information and
online application for financial aid. This is the first step of the
Due to the
great demand expected for assistance in completing the FASFA, families
encouraged to register for the free event at
by calling 1-800-233-6734. The FAFSA is the key to funding a college
and helping families to overcome financial barriers that otherwise
students from attending the institution they want to.
program isn’t specific to Edison, and students who are looking to
classes at another institution can still come to campus that day for
with their application,” said Billing. “College Goal Sunday is a big
students and parents because they will be receiving help from financial
administrators who know and understand the process.”
show that a student is 50% more likely to attend college when they
FAFSA. While walk-ins are welcome, registration is encouraged. Record
are expected to be in attendance.
is a non-profit, professional
organization for individuals actively engaged in the administration of
financial aid within the State of Ohio for higher education. As an
organization, OASFAA strives to offer resources to students, families
school advisors to promote higher education and increase awareness of