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SUNY Canton to Host Financial Aid Workshop

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

College-bound students interested in learning about the financial aid process can attend an upcoming workshop at SUNY Canton.

SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will co-host the event as part of SUNY’s Statewide Student Financial Aid Day on Saturday, Feb. 12. The session is open to students applying to both public and private institutions and will begin at 9 a.m. on SUNY Canton’s campus in the Faculty Office Building lobby. The event will include a general information session as well as workshops.

The program is being offered to answer questions about financial aid and provide assistance with the financial aid application (FAFSA) process. Prospective or current students and their families will have the chance to ask questions of SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam admissions and financial aid representatives. Those who attend can also receive hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Financial Aid Day Schedule of Events

  • 9 a.m.: Welcome and Refreshments, Faculty Office Building Lobby
  • 9:30 a.m.: General Information Session, Wicks Hall, Room 102
  • 10:45 a.m.: Small Group Sessions: “Complete the FAFSA on the Web,” Wicks Hall 006; “Get a Pin Number,” Wicks Hall 008

For more information on the event, contact SUNY Canton’s Student Service Center at 315-386-7616 or 1-800-388-7123 during regular business hours. Those interested in attending the event are encouraged to register online at www.suny.edu/studentevents.

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SUNY Statewide Financial Aid Day Feb 21 at SUNY Canton

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

CANTON – An upcoming hands-on training session will focus on making college affordable by maximizing students’ financial aid.

SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will be participating in the SUNY Statewide Financial Aid Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb 21, in the Halford Lobby on the ground floor of SUNY Canton’s Faculty Office Building.

The Student State-wide Financial Aid Days are offered so students and parents can receive assistance with the financial aid application process. Financial Aid professionals from both colleges will be helping students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA forms. Future, prospective, current students, and family members are invited to participate in the hands-on training session. Admissions Counselors from both colleges will also be on hand.

“We realize that given the economy, financial aid is more important than ever,” said Kerrie Cooper, SUNY Canton Director of Financial Aid. “It is often the determining factor in whether a student attends college. We can help students make sure that they get all of the aid that they are eligible for.”

Financial Aid Days are offered as a state-wide service through SUNY, but registration is required. For more information or to register for the SUNY Financial Aid Day at SUNY Canton, call the Student Service Center at (315) 386-7616 or 1-800-388-7123. You may also register online at http://tinyurl.com/suny-registration.

SUNY Canton offers a wide variety of career-driven bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs, as well as three master’s degrees in conjunction with SUNYIT, Utica. Most of SUNY Canton’s new four-year programs are designed so students can take them on-campus, online, or both. SUNY Canton OnLine features more than 100 courses online each semester. The college’s athletic teams belong to the NAIA’s Sunrise Conference, enabling students to compete in their respective sports for four years.

Media inquiries should be directed to Gregory Kie, Media Relations Coordinator, or call 315/386-7528.

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