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How to ensure your FAFSA is filled out correctly

Studentaid.gov provides resources for students as they fill out their FAFSA forms. The Office of Financial Aid recommends that students fill out the form as soon as possible due to limited funds .

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2020

With the 2020 spring semester reaching its halfway point, several students are beginning to fill out the FAFSA. Students may find it difficult to fill out the correct information.  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (better known as FAFSA) is a federal form in which students can apply f...

Financial aid processes clarified

Lindsey Thompson, a sophomore nursing major, speaks with a financial aid counselor about available aid. Students can call or stop by the Office of Financial Aid to learn more about paying for school.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 26, 2019

Staying up to date on financial aid can help alleviate the financial burden and increasing costs of attending college. To start, students can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Factors like expected family contribution affect how much aid a student will likely receive. According to Jacob R...

Learn about financial aid

Jacob Rester, financial aid counselor, presents information about financial aid for financial aid awareness month in the Student Union Theatre. At the event, students could meet the financial aid counselors and ask questions about getting or maintaining financial aid.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 9, 2019

Keeping up with financial aid awareness month, the Office of Financial Aid clarified concerns about getting and maintaining financial aid. At "Financial Aid Awareness" in the Student Union Theatre on Feb. 28 at 9 a.m., financial aid counselors presented information about financial aid and answered...

How financial aid impacts students from rural areas

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

Students applying to the university who are from rural or homeschooled environments may face challenges not typical of a suburban or urban student. Problems such as financial aid, distance from the university and being a first-generation student can be challenging, specifically for students without...

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