Events

FAFSA New Haven
2016 Schedule

cgs-logo-leftCOLLEGE GOAL WEEKEND
Saturday, January 30, 2016 — 1 pm

Community Room at Gateway Community College (New Haven)
Hosted by: Gateway Community College & New Haven Promise

College Goal Weekend is a national initiative designed to provide incentive and aid for high school seniors to fill out their FAFSA application. Financial aid experts from several area colleges will be on hand to guide the process. It is very important to bring the required materials to complete the application. Click here for the checklist. High school juniors are also encouraged to come to discover the changes to the FAFSA timeline and requirements for the Class of 2017. Like this Facebook page for important updates, including parking information. Register for this event.

Sunday, January 31, 2016
Naugatuck Valley Community College (Waterbury)
Hosted by: Naugatuck Valley Community College

Middlesex Community College (Meriden)
Hosted by: Middlesex Community College & Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative


wells-logoFIRST GEN, NEXT GEN
Thursday, February 11, 2016 — 7 pm

Lyman Center For Performing Arts at Southern Connecticut State University
Hosted by: Southern Connecticut State University & Wells Fargo

This event is focused on first-generation students and families with the screening of the award-winning documentary First Generation, narrated by Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, followed by a panel discussion of such students and campus resource experts. This one-hour film illustrates how four high school students broke the cycle of poverty and brought hope to their families and communities. This event is important not just for high school seniors, but also juniors and sophomores as it is not too early to learn about college affordability. After the screening, there will be a panel discussion and the opportunity for students and families to ask questions. Like this Facebook page for important updates. Register for this event.


fafsa-yaleAN INSIDE LOOK AT COLLEGE COSTS
Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 6 pm

17 Hillhouse Avenue at Yale University (New Haven)
Hosted by: Yale University & New Haven Promise

Designed to be much more than another chance to get help filling out your FAFSA, “An Inside Look At College Costs” will be a joint presentation by representatives from Yale University and New Haven Promise. It will address the cornerstones of affordability, the instability of institutional and federal aid, the importances of wise choices and the timeline of expenses. Students and families will be able to ask questions and get answers from experts. Like this Facebook page for important updates. Register for this event.

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