VSAC and CCV Launch Financial Aid Workshops

New partnership offers FAFSA help at 8 CCV sites

WINOOSKI (January 23, 2014) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Community College of Vermont are teaming up to offer financial aid workshops at eight CCV sites across the state beginning February 1.

VSAC counselors and college aid professionals will meet with students and their families to assist with filing the online FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, as well as the Vermont grant application.

The sessions, 32 in all, will be held at CCV academic centers in Brattleboro, Middlebury, Montpelier, Rutland, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, Upper Valley (White River Junction) and Winooski on:

  • Saturday, February 1, from 10 a.m. to noon

  • Thursday, February 6, from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 6, from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Thursday, May 15, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Students and parents should each bring the following: Social Security number; most recent federal tax return; most recent W-2 or year-end pay stub;  untaxed income records (child support); current checking and savings account balances; home value and debt (if applicable); business value and debt (if applicable); investment value (if applicable) and Alien Registration  Card (if not a U.S. citizen).

Students born before January 1, 1991, do not need to bring parent information. All documentation will be confidential and used solely to fill out individual forms.

For priority registration, call 800-642-3177 and ask for Outreach. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows. For directions, visit www.ccv.edu/find.

About VSAC

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit corporation created by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters plan and pay for education or training beyond high school. VSAC administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan; outreach services to encourage low-income students to aspire to and complete college; college and career planning services for all Vermonters; need-based state grants for full-time, part-time and non-degree study; public and private scholarship programs; and private education loans. Find us at www.vsac.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/VermontStudentAssistanceCorporation.

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