Preparing for the FAFSA: Two-Part Series Workshop

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students, Hoos for Open Access, and QuestScholars

Join us for two interactive sessions designed to help students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Dinner will be provided for both workshops, so please RSVP!

Workshop I: Income Tax Prep 101
Wednesday, February 15
6:00 PM
Location: Monroe 124

For students filing income tax returns for the first time, it can be a daunting experience. This workshop covers many tax basics and seeks to demystify the process. Topics include filing status, determining whether or not you are still a dependent on your parents’ tax return, what counts as income, and common higher education tax credits. Use knowledge gained from this seminar to complete your federal Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA).

Presented by: Rebecca Cardwell, UVA Community Credit Union, Director of Community Relations and Site Coordinator of the Credit Union’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites

Evan Didier, 3rd Year UVa Law Student, President of VITA at Virginia Law, Site Coordinator of the UVa Human Resources Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site

Workshop II: Filing the FAFSA
Wednesday, February 29
6:00 PM
Location: Clark Hall 107

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be intimidating and a confusing form to do on your own. Come join us as an expert from Student Financial Services walks you through the form, give you tips and tricks for a smooth application process and answer all of your questions. Bring a laptop and follow along online if you would like.

Presented by: Scott Miller, Senior Associate Director, Student Financial Services

We hope you can join us!  Please do RSVP to help us ensure there is plenty of food!

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