Financial Aid is available to students interested in pursuing college and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is an application that allows students to receive federal grants and loans through the government.
Students interested in attending college but concerned about finances should plan to do the following:
- Apply for Scholarships (select the Scholarships tab for a weekly updated scholarship glossary)
- Complete the FAFSA immediately after October 1
Class of 2018: THIS FALL, seniors need to file their FAFSA for the 2017 - 2018 academic year in OCTOBER. File online on the FAFSA Website. Students and their families will use the 2016 tax information (parents already have filed by April 15, 2015).
Financial Aid Resources
Financial Aid: Financial Aid 101 from the College Board website
College Planning & Preparation: Presentation by a Financial Advisor
40 Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know: Written by a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Americans about financial decision making.