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FAFSA Workshops Offered

Waubonsee Community College is offering open house sessions for parents and students to learn how financial aid works and get help completing their 2017 – 2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The FAFSA is required for any student hoping to receive financial aid at any college or university, including Waubonsee. For the 2017 – 2018 school year, the FAFSA is available earlier than ever, and applicants can file it beginning on Oct. 1. In order to maximize chances of receiving aid, it is recommended that paperwork be submitted by Dec. 2, 2016 for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.

Laptops will be provided at the events, but students are also encouraged to bring their own. Participants should also bring student’s and parents’ 2015 federal tax returns (or W2s if no taxes were filed) and student’s and parents’ social security numbers.

The FAFSA Fairs take place:

• Wednesday, Oct. 5, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sugar Grove Campus, Student Center, Room 106

• Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to noon, Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 160

• Saturday, Oct. 15, noon to 2 p.m., Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 160

• Tuesday, Oct. 25, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 160

The Sugar Grove Campus is located at Route 47 and Waubonsee Drive in Sugar Grove. The Aurora Downtown Campus is located at 18 S. River St. in Aurora.

Reserve your spot online at