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Campus hosting FAFSA Day Sunday, Jan. 25

Posted 01/12/15

FAFSA DayEvery high school senior, college student, and adult student who will be attending college during the 2015-2016 academic year needs to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to apply for federal, state, and institutional financial aid. FAFSA Day Massachusetts, part of the national College Goal Sunday program, provides free help statewide to students and families looking to complete the FAFSA.

Fitchburg State University will be among the 11th annual FAFSA Day sites on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m. at Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. Free assistance will be offered at over 30 locations statewide on that day as well as Sunday, Feb. 22. Families are encouraged to visit the FAFSA Day website to view locations, dates, and times, register, and see a list of what to bring.

The services are free and available to anyone attending college for the 2015-2016 academic year; low-income, first-generation students are especially encouraged to attend. Many locations will have services available in various languages; for a list of available languages, please visit the FAFSA Day website.

Register for the Fitchburg State FAFSA Day program.

FAFSA Day is staffed by volunteer financial aid and higher education experts available to provide families one-on-one assistance. FAFSA Day is a non-profit program sponsored by Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, MEFA, American Student Assistance, and USA Funds. Over 13,000 students have been served during FAFSA Day events.

To register or find more information on FAFSA Day, please visit the FAFSA Day website. For questions or additional information, please call (877) 424-7627 or email massinfo@fafsaday.org.

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