FAFSA Workshops 2016

We're here to help! HCC's Financial Aid Office is holding workshops to help HCC students file their FAFSAs by HCC's May 1, 2016 Priority Deadline. Gather your information and join us for one of the sessions, below.

Students must also register for classes and return all requested financial aid application materials by June 30th to be eligible for the best possible award.  

FAFSA WORKSHOPS FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

Wednesday March 2   4:30 - 5:30 pm KC220
Wednesday March 16   11:00 am - 12:00 pm KC220
Monday March 28   2:00 - 3:00 pm KC220
Thursday April 7   9:00 - 10:00 am KC512
Tuesday     April 19   2:00 - 3:00 pm KC220
Wednesday April 27   11:00 am - 12:00 pm KC220
Thursday April 28   4:30 -5:30 pm KC220
Friday April 29   11:00 am - 4:00 pm KC220
 


What Information Do You Need When Filling Out the FAFSA?

You should have the following information and documents with you as you fill out the FAFSA.

Here's a checklist!

We strongly encourage students (and parents, if applicable) to apply for an FSA ID prior to the workshop you plan on attending. The FSA ID is your key to logging in to the FAFSA and signing the application. Once created, you should bring your FSA ID and password (your parent should bring his/hers as well) to the workshop. Please click here for information on obtaining an FSA ID.

❏ Your Social Security number and and your parent's Social Security number if you are providing parental information.

❏ Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen

❏ Federal tax information or tax returns including IRS W-2 information, for yourself (and
spouse, if you are married), and for your parents if you are providing parental information.

• If you have not yet filed an income tax return, complete and submit the FAFSA using
estimated tax information.

• Use income records for the year prior to the academic year for which you are applying:
for instance, if you are filling out the 2015-16 FAFSA, you will need 2014 tax
information, if you are filling out the 2016-17 FAFSA, you will need 2015 tax information.

❏ Records of untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans' non-education benefits, for yourself (and spouse, if you are married), and for your parents if you are providing parental information.

❏ Information on cash; savings and checking account balances; investments, including rental
property; and business and farm assets for yourself (and spouse, if you are married), and for your parents if you are providing parental information.

HCC's Financial Aid Office encourages those students who are providing parental information to be accompanied by at least one parent.

Want to do it yourself? Check out this www.fafsa.ed.gov.

 

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