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Financial Aid Office Offering FAFSA Completion Sessions

The Financial Aid Office at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering its resources to help current college students, prospective students and families complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

The college is hosting free FAFSA completion sessions on its main campus in November and January for staff to assist with the online application. The FAFSA is required by colleges and universities to determine student eligibility for federal and state grants, loans and scholarships.

The sessions are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Both will be in Room 1049 of the college’s Student & Administrative Services Center. Students attending or planning to enroll at any college or university are invited. Students who are 23 or younger should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Most first-time students can complete the FAFSA within 45 minutes. Attendees planning to submit their application during one of the sessions should create a student and/or parent FSA ID at least three days prior at They should also bring copies of their 2016 financial documents, including federal tax returns, W-2 forms, untaxed income statements, record of child support paid or received, and amount of their current assets.

Most student and parent taxpayers will be eligible to use the time-saving IRS Data Retrieval process during the sessions.

“I am pleased that our staff is again able to offer this opportunity and provide personal service for current and prospective students to ensure they are maximizing their financial aid resources,” said Dennis L. Correll, associate dean for enrollment management at Penn College.

Admissions staff and student ambassadors will be available at the sessions to answer questions about Penn College and to offer campus tours.

Registration is preferred. For more information and to register, access the “Visit Penn College” webpage, call 570-327-4766 or email the Financial Aid Office.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education and workforce development. Email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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