Need Help Filing the FAFSA?

Free Workshops Offered at McKendree University

(LEBANON, Ill., December 14, 2015) - Need help filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Workshops offered by the McKendree University Office of Financial Aid may help college students and their parents complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA application online. Anyone seeking help, from any college or university, may take advantage of this free opportunity.

Assistance will be available between 9 a.m. and noon on the following Saturdays: Jan. 9 and 16, Feb. 6 and 13, in the Piper Academic Center, Room 120, on the McKendree campus at 701 College Rd. in Lebanon. Register online.

The FAFSA application will be submitted online at the workshops. McKendree University financial aid professionals will be on hand to answer questions and offer guidance throughout the process. The following information is necessary to complete the FAFSA:

  • Social Security Number (or Alien Registration Number for non-U.S. citizen students)

  • 2015 income records, including earnings from work or business, child support paid or received, and any other untaxed income. If available, a W-2 or federal income tax returns are helpful.

  • Information about assets, such as savings, certificates of deposit, stock options, bonds, 529 plans and other college savings programs; and investment real estate, business and farm.

  • Driver’s license number

  • Student’s date of birth

  • For more information, call 618-537-6828. The FAFSA website is www.fafsa.gov.