annual series of events in that will bring local volunteers to locations around the city to help students and families complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online, answer financial aid questions and provide individual counseling to understanding college costs. Food and refreshments will be provided. Volunteers include financial aid counselors from local colleges, accountants and attorneys.
FAFSA Fest Events
FAFSA Fest 2016 schedule:
College Goal Sunday Jan. 31 from 12 to 3 p.m. at East High School, 1801 E. Main St., (map)
Saturday Feb. 13 from 12 to 3 p.m.; Sully Branch Library, 530 Webster Ave., (map)
SUNY Financial Aid Day Saturday Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon; MCC Brighton Campus, 1000 E Henrietta Rd., (map)
Tuesday Feb. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.; Maplewood Library, 1111 Dewey Ave., (map)
Wednesday Mar. 9 from 5 to 8 p.m.; Phillis Wheatley Library, 33 Dr. Samuel McCree Way, (map)
Thurs. Mar. 24 from 3 to 6 p.m.; MCC Damon City Campus, 228. E. Main St. (map) (free parking available in the Mortimer Street Garage, 83 Mortimer St.)
What to Bring:
A parent or legal guardian, and
2015 Federal and State Tax forms, or
2014 tax returns and a list of 2015 income and recent pay stubs.
All students are welcome! Assistance for special circumstances will be available.
The Rochester College Access Network (RCAN) is a program of the Rochester Education Foundation. It is a collaborative initiative encouraging college access and success through communication, coalition and advocacy for students in Rochester to enable students to reach their full potential.
RCAN members include every local college or university, Rochester City School District, the Rochester Area Community Foundation, United Way, not-for-profit groups including Hillside Work Scholarship Connection and the Urban League, and business and other individual representatives.
Rochester College Access Network is a component of the Roc the Future community-wide coalition that coordinates the work of local agencies seeking to close the achievement gap for students in Rochester Schools.
College Goal NY, The Community Foundation, the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation, ESL, Glover-Crask Charitable Trust, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Monroe Community College Foundation, NYSFAAA, Oppenheimer Funds, Paychex, the Rochester City School District, WDKX and WROC join the City of Rochester and the Rochester Education Foundation as sponsors of this year's event.
For questions and more information contact the Rochester Education Foundation at 271-5790.