TAMIU Schedules College Goal Sunday, Feb. 22

‘College Goal Sunday’ Feb. 22

College-bound high school students and their parents won’t want to miss College Goal Sunday at Texas A&M International University Sunday, Feb. 22 from 2 – 5 p.m. in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 158.

This event is free and open to the public.

Participants will have he opportunity to meet with financial aid experts to learn more about scholarships, loans and other forms of financial assistance available and receive help filling out necessary forms.

This one day event will help families of college-bound students take the first step in applying for college by going through a two-hour session that will lead to a completed financial aid form for the student.

College Goal Sunday is a non-profit program that provides free information and assistance to Texas families applying for financial assistance for higher education. TAMIU is one of more than 30 locations throughout the state that will host College Goal Sunday.

The program is a partnership with Texas A&M University’s Department of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

For more information on workshop locations or other relevant information about College Goal Sunday, click on the on the program’s Web site at financialaid.tamu.edu/cgs.

For more on financial aid at TAMIU, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 326.2225, e-mal financialaid@tamiu.edu, click on tamiu.edu/affairs/financial/index.shtml or visit offices in the KL 158.

Office hours are Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu