Mt. Hood Community College Holds ‘Financial Aid Day’ to Help Students Find Money for College
Experts Offer Assistance with the FAFSA
Learn how to get money for college at “Financial Aid Day,” an event where current and prospective students can receive help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Current and future students must complete the FAFSA each year to receive financial aid from federal and state governments.
This event will be held Saturday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Library, room 3333, located on the Gresham Campus, 26000 SE Stark Street. MHCC’s “Financial Aid Day” is part of College Goal Oregon, a statewide initiative to simplify the FAFSA process for students.
Students should bring their 2009 IRS tax returns, 2010 end-of-year pay stubs (if tax returns are not yet completed), current value of assets, social security number (and those of their parents if student is a dependent), driver’s license and alien registration card (if applicable).
Experts from the MHCC financial aid office will be on hand to offer free one-on-one assistance with the FAFSA form, information about scholarships and tips for writing winning essays.
For more information, call the MHCC Financial Aid office at 503-491-7262 or visit mhcc.edu/financialaid or collegegoaloregon.org.
Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability may contact the MHCC Disability Services Office at 503-491-6923 or 503-491-7670 (TDD). Please call at least two weeks prior to the event to ensure availability.