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This February, Waubonsee is hosting several free events and workshops as part of its Financial Aid Awareness Month. Students planning to attend any college or university in the fall can receive help filing the FAFSA.

Free Financial Aid Events Mark Awareness Month

February marks Financial Aid Awareness Month at Waubonsee Community College, with several free public events planned. All events are designed to help students who plan to attend college and receive financial aid for the 2011-2012 school year.

Advisors from Waubonsee’s financial aid office will conduct three workshops to help students and parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All participants should bring their 2010 W-2 forms and/or federal income taxes.

The first FAFSA Fair will take place on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 2 - 4 p.m. in room 106 of the Student Center on Waubonsee’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive. Waubonsee’s Aurora Campus, located at 5 E. Galena Blvd., will play host to the second fair on Thursday, Feb. 17 from 4 - 6 p.m., while the final fair will take place from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, in rooms A106 and A108 at West Aurora High School, 1201 W. New York St.

Veterans interested in receiving educational benefits can attend an informational session on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 2 – 3 p.m. in room 106 of the Sugar Grove Campus Student Center. The session will be presented by the Illinois State Approving Agency.

Reservations are preferred for all events and can be made by e-mailing For more information, call Waubonsee’s financial aid office at (630) 466-7900, ext. 5774.