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College Goal Sunday


College Goal Sunday

Sunday, Feb. 25, beginning at 2 p.m.

Library,  Ivy Tech Community College Evansville

3501 N. First Avenue

 Background:  Sunday is an opportunity for area college students and potential college students to get help with filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid. There will be many students in attendance, and interviews available with Financial Aid professionals from several area colleges who will be working at the event.

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at Ivy Tech Community College Evansville and 39 other sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 25.

The free program assists Indiana students in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA form is required for students to be considered for federal and state grants, scholarships and student loans at most colleges, universities and vocational/technical schools nationwide. The FAFSA MUST be filed by April 15 to be eligible for Indiana financial aid. College Goal Sunday is so important since completing this required form correctly and by the deadline is sometimes perceived to be complicated and time consuming. In less than one afternoon at a College Goal Sunday event, students and their families can get free help and file the form online.

Now in its 29th year, College Goal Sunday has helped more than 93,000 Indiana students and families complete the FAFSA properly and on time. College Goal Sunday is a charitable program of the Indiana Student Financial Aid Association (ISFAA).