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January 9, 2013

Financial aid programs to offer help to students, families

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - High school students and their families can learn about college financial aid during a program by Purdue University's Division of Financial Aid and the Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette financial aid office.

The presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 16) at Ivy Tech Community College's Ivy Hall Auditorium, 3101 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette. The Indiana Student Financial Aid Association is sponsoring the presentation. The program will begin with a short overview of financial aid basics, and then attendees will hear detailed information about filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Families also may attend College Goal Sunday on Feb. 24. Starting at 2 p.m., financial aid counselors will be available at Ivy Tech's Ivy Hall to answer any financial aid questions that families might have and to help students complete and file their FAFSA. For additional information and a list of all participating locations see http://www.collegegoalsunday.org/

For more information, contact David Reseigh, Indiana Student Financial Aid Association regional coordinator and Purdue's Division of Financial Aid assistant director of outreach services, at 765-496-3919, dlreseigh@purdue.edu.

Source: David L. Reseigh, 765-496-3919, dlreseigh@purdue.edu