Vincennes University, Vincennes University Jasper offering free FAFSA filing help

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 or Vincennes University Student Financial Services at https://www.vinu.edu/web/financial-services/welcome

Contact:

Mary Champion

Director of Student Services

Vincennes University Jasper

Phone: 812-482-3030

Email: mchampion@vinu.edu

Mike McClure

Counselor, Financial Aid Office

Vincennes University

Phone: 812-888-5853

Email: MMcClure@vinu.edu

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.
VU Jasper 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 Robotics Academy.
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.

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MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports Information Director
   812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell, VUNews@vinu.edu, mmartinez@vinu.edu
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom
 

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