UMW Hosts Financial Aid Workshops

UMW students Paige Quave and Maria Rivas Berger file applications for student employment with financial aid specialist Tessa Howard

For the third year, the University of Mary Washington is hosting two different sets of financial aid workshops for high school seniors and their parents, transfer students, as well as current UMW students. The first set of workshops provided general information about financial aid and the application process. The workshops were held on Thursday, Jan. 10 and Thursday, Jan.17 at 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. in Lee Hall, Room 411. The lecture-based sessions addressed financial aid timelines and programs at UMW. The second set of workshops will offer hands-on assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial aid professionals from the university will be on site to answer questions and assist in the filing of the FAFSA. The workshops will be held in Combs Hall, Room 349 on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 11:30 a.m., and on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. “We look forward to meeting new potential students … [Read more...]