College Goal Sunday Set For Feb. 9 At Concord Univeristy's Athens and Beckley Campuses
AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY’S ATHENS AND BECKLEY CAMPUSES
ATHENS, W.Va. – Individuals planning to attend college in the fall of 2014 – regardless of age or income – are invited to participate in College Goal Sunday workshops at Concord University’s Athens and Beckley campuses on Feb. 9.
College Goal Sunday is an opportunity for students and families to receive free, confidential help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The event, which offers one-on-one help from financial aid professionals, is also open to students already enrolled in college.
Concord University is among 25 locations across West Virginia hosting College Goal Sunday workshops. The session on the Athens campus will be held in the Rahall Technology Center Room 103 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Concord representatives will staff a workshop at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center (off of I-64 in Beaver) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in W 33 & W 34.
Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Participants can pre-register at www.cfwv.com
Students and families participating should bring their social security numbers and 2013 tax records. Those who have not yet completed their 2013 taxes can bring their 2012 forms. For a complete list of what to bring visit www.cfwv.com
Free tax preparation will be provided on-site at both the Athens and Beckley locations for students and families completing a FAFSA that day. This service is available for these persons only and certain restrictions apply.
Students who participate in College Goal Sunday will be entered for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD. One tablet will be given away at each College Goal Sunday location.
College Goal Sunday is coordinated by the College Foundation of West Virginia, the West Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, GEAR UP and TRiO.