TAMIU ‘Financial Aid Saturdays’ Help Students, Parents Plan for Future
Posted: 04/22/2010

TAMIU ‘Financial Aid Saturdays’ Help
Students, Parents Plan for Future

An opportunity for parents and high school seniors to get assistance in their search for higher education financial aid is being offered at Texas A&M International University every Saturday through May 8.

Assistance is offered from 9 - 10 a.m. and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at TAMIU’s Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall, room 116. Sessions are limited to 20 students or parents per session. Interested persons should pre-register by calling 326.2908.

Attendees can get assistance with completing required Financial Aid forms (FAFSA) in either English or Spanish.

Organizers recommend that session-goers bring a list of colleges or universities the student is interested in attending; the student’s driver’s license and number; alien registration card if the students is a legal permanent resident; student/parent/guardian PIN for FAFSA application and the student/parent/guardian federal income tax return.

High school students can contact their school counselor or financial aid advisor for further assistance and should also check with selected colleges and universities for application deadlines.

Dates for the TAMIU sessions are April 10, April 17, April 24(cancelled), May 1 and May 8.

Information is also available online at councilforeducationalexcellence.com

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