February 6, 2020 / Vincennes University, Vincennes University Jasper
offering free FAFSA filing help
VINCENNES, Ind. –Vincennes University and Vincennes University Jasper
will provide high school seniors, current college students and adult
learners free help in filing the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA) during College
Goal Sunday on Feb. 23.
The free event will be held from 2-4 p.m. EST on the VU campus in the
Updike Hall Center for Science, Engineering and Mathematics in the SEM
Learning Lab, Room 132.
College Goal Sunday will be held from 2-4 p.m. EST on the VU Jasper
campus in the Jasper Campus Classroom Building.
Students should bring the following information for the student and
if applicable their parent(s).
- FSA ID username and password. Create a FSA ID at fsaid.ed.gov. Student
and a parent (if applicable) need an FSA ID to sign the FAFSA form.
- 2018 tax returns
- 2018 W-2 Forms
- Current investment and bank records
College Goal Sunday is geared toward all who will qualify for
admission to college or technical school in 2020. It is in its 31st
year and has helped more than 94,000 Indiana students and their
families complete the FAFSA properly and on time.
For more information, visit http://www.CollegeGoalSunday.org
University Student Financial Services at https://www.vinu.edu/web/financial-services/welcome
Director of Student Services
Vincennes University Jasper
Counselor, Financial Aid Office
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY JASPER CAMPUS
The Vincennes University
Jasper Campus is a vital part of Indiana’s first college, Vincennes
University. The Jasper Campus fulfills the vision of CoHERE, a Dubois
County citizens group founded in 1958, that was dedicated to improving
area education and cultural enrichment. Vincennes University joined as
a strong partner, opening a Jasper location in 1970.
features a beautiful 140-acre campus on the southeast side of Jasper.
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, VUJ tuition and fees
rank among the most affordable of all Indiana colleges. In addition to
offering associate degree and certificate programs, VUJ students can
complete a bachelor’s degree online or at the Vincennes Campus.
VU Jasper’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing is a
hub for community engagement in local education. It is home to the
Career Advancement Partnership (CAP) program, a major workforce
development initiative between VUJ and local manufacturing companies.
It also houses several programs for the Patoka Valley Career and
Technical Education Cooperative, including a new Automation and
In addition to the CTIM, other campus
facilities include the Alvin C. Ruxer Student Center, Arnold F. Habig
Library Learning Center, Administrative Classroom Building, and a
Jasper Campus Classroom Building that holds a state-of-the-art
simulation laboratory for healthcare training. Adjacent to the campus
is the Jasper Arts Center, which includes a 675-seat theater and
visual arts galleries.
The VU Jasper Campus serves thousands of
students in Dubois, Spencer, Martin, Perry, Crawford, Harrison, Pike,
Orange, Daviess, Lawrence and surrounding counties in Indiana. More
information is available at https://www.vinu.edu/web/jasper-campus.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom