The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Financial Aid Office, together with the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), invites college-bound students to receive free assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the FAFSA Completion Day.
Pitt-Johnstown Financial Aid staff will be available from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, January 30.
The primary goal of the workshop is to ensure that students accurately complete the first step in applying for financial aid. Attendees who have completed their 2008 Federal Income Tax Returns should bring their IRS 1040 tax returns, all W-2 forms, and any other income or benefit documents. Attendees who have not yet completed their tax returns may also attend and should bring all W-2 forms, and any other income or benefit documents, so that accurate estimations may be used. Students 23 years of age or younger should attend the session with a parent or guardian.
“Together, PHEAA and Pitt-Johnstown aspire to help families cross the application barrier in order to qualify for financial aid. If more students complete the FAFSA correctly, more will receive the funds need to attend a higher education institution,” said Jeanine Lawn, Pitt-Johnstown financial aid director.
Those interested in attending the session should contact the Pitt-Johnstown Financial Aid Office at 814-269-7045 or 800-881-5544 to make a reservation. Reservations are required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as a “Best Baccalaureate College” (2010), by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College” (2010), and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.”
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