Savannah Tech offers financial aid workshops

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Technical College is offering financial aid counseling as a part of its Financial Aid Awareness Month.

"Because we'll be looking at aid for classes beginning with summer term, it is important for students to have already filed their 2010 income taxes," said Financial Aid Director Faith Anderson in a statement. The summer term begins June 21.

Students are urged to bring their completed 2010 income tax return with them for assistance.

Savannah Campus students can get individual assistance from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in February. Assistance will focus on completion of the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid for 2011-12. For information, call 912.443.5700.

A Financial Aid Lunch and Learn on Feb. 9 at the Liberty Campus. Two sessions will be offered 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12 – 1 p.m. Students will learn how to apply for financial aid and will review new information affecting VA and other financial aid.

Liberty Financial Aid staff members will hold FAFSA workshops on February 15 and 16 and February 22 and 23. Workshops run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. For information, call 912.408.3024.

At the Effingham Campus, students can get individual assistance with completion of the online FAFSA from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays; Tuesdays from 9 to 11 a.m.; and Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m.  For information, call 912.754.2880.

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