The Office of Student Financial Assistance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will co-host its sixth annual South Texas Financial Aid Fair on Friday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist prospective students and their families with filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The event will be held at the KIII TV Studios and Parking Lot at 5002 S. Padre Island Drive.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has teamed up with KIII TV, Del Mar College, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas A&M University at College Station, and Coastal Bend College to host the event.
The South Texas Financial Aid Fair is open to all South Texas residents planning to attend any college or university in the Coastal Bend area. Applicants must bring a completed 2014 income tax return, parentsí and studentsí W-2 forms, and any other household income information. Financial aid experts from the financial aid offices at all five institutions will be on-hand to answer questions and complete the online FAFSA form, which is required to apply for federal financial assistance for higher education opportunities. In addition, admissions representatives will also be available to answer questions about admission status at each of the colleges and universities.
In addition to providing free help filling out the necessary FAFSA forms electronically, there will be information available on a variety of financial aid resources, including grants, loans and work-study programs. Students and families will also be able to access services provided by mobile Go Centers in the parking lot as well as computer stations on the second floor. For more information, call the Del Mar College Financial Aid Services Office at 361.698.1293; or go to www.kiiitv.com.