Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at its Gardner campus, 444 Green St. The annual event provides free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
A College Goal Sunday Program, FAFSA Day Massachusetts is a state-wide, non-profit, volunteer-driven program now in its 10th year. Students, families and adult learners who would like assistance applying for financial aid for the 2014-2015 academic year are encouraged to attend the event, which provides information on the availability of financial aid for college applicants. The event is open to all college-bound students and their families, regardless of the college the student seeks to attend.
The FAFSA is the federally required form for all students seeking federal or state financial aid for higher education.
Students and parents should each bring the following information: A FAFSA Personal Identification Number (PIN); Social Security Number; driver’s license number; most recent federal tax return; most recent W-2 or year-end pay stub; untaxed income records; bank statement(s); business and investment records; and an alien registration card for non-US citizens. Students who were born before Jan. 1, 1991 do not need to bring parental information.
Registration is strongly encouraged. To register or for more information, visit www.fafsaday.org or call 978-630-9169.