Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Sunday, Feb. 23rd 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 ninth year. Students, families and adult learners who would like assistance applying for financial aid for the 2013-2014 academic year are encouraged to attend the two-hour 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 form 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 born before Jan. 1, 1990 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.