FAFSA Frenzy offers free FAFSA help in Douglas

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 • 8:17 am

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a vital step in getting help to pay for college.  By attending FAFSA Frenzy on February 14 students and families can get free, expert help in filling out this important form.

FAFSA Frenzy will be held from 1-3 pm, at the Eastern Wyoming College Douglas Campus located at 800 South Wind River Drive.  College-bounds students must complete the FAFSA to qualify for federal financial aid, as well as some types of state aid, scholarships and grants offered by many colleges, universities and vocational/technical schools.  FAFSA assistance is available to any student wanting to attend any college; all are welcome to attend this event.

Students 23 years of age or younger should attend the FAFSA Frenzy with their parents or guardians and bring their parents’ and their own completed 2014 or 2015 Internal Revenue Service 1040 tax returns, if available, or W-2 forms or other 2014 or 2015 income, asset and benefits information.  If parents cannot attend, students may attend alone, but they must bring the same income information.  Students 24 years of age or older may attend and bring their own completed 2014 or 2015 IRS 1040 tax returns, if available, or W-2 forms or other 2015 income, asset and benefits information.

All necessary materials, such as pens, pencils, computers to complete the FAFSA, and snacks will be provided.  This event is free and open to anyone seeking assistance with the FAFSA.

For more information about the FAFSA Frenzy on the Douglas Campus call 307.624.7000.

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