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UC to Host FAFSA Workshop
Event Slated to Help Community with Federal Financial Aid Form
Written By Alexis March '12, PR Intern
UC will host a free workshop for parents, to help them fill out the FAFSA form required by most colleges.
Utica, NY (01/14/2013)- What’s more daunting for the parents of a college student than final grades?
For many, it is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) form, the first step toward getting federal aid for college, career school or graduate school. It’s the time of year to complete the annual form, which is required by many colleges.
To make the burden easier, Utica College will host a workshop on the form on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required, as space is limited. Computers and assistance will be available.
To register for the workshop, visit www.utica.edu/finance/sfs/registration.cfm.
Participants should bring their 2012 tax information to complete the form.
For more information, visit www.utica.edu or contact the Office of Student Financial Services at (315) 792-3179.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 3,700 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 22 master’s and two doctoral degree programs.
DARRYL L. MACKEY '86
"Today is a special day for me, as well as for so many of you who have worked hard for the opportunity to be part of this wonderful convocation program."
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"I can honestly say, that I am a better person for having received my education from Utica College." "As a returning adult student, I felt the program was perfect. The class size was small allowing for individual attention when I needed it. I always felt known and accepted as an individual, not just a number among many. The professors were encouraging and helpful in many areas, not just academics. They took a personal interest in us as people, not just students. When I had a difficult time, my professors gave me the extra little push that I needed to continue. I can honestly say, that I am a better person for having received my education from Utica College. Today I teach high school mathematics and also a course at HCCC. The education I received at Utica College has prepared me well for my position teaching the higher math courses in high school. Returning to college to obtain my Bachelor Degree in mathematics was the one of the best decision I ever made. Choosing Utica College made that decision even better."
Diane Roberts '02
High School Math Teacher
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