PCC outreach can help you pay for college
The help will be provided on each of PCC’s four major campuses on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon.
The day will be perfect for students looking for money to go to college, needing help filling out the FAFSA form, or wanting to explore other resources to pay for college.
Federal grants (free money), work-study and loans are the types of financial aid students may be eligible to receive. In addition, the state of Oregon and PCC have financial aid available.
The only way to find out what a student qualifies for is by submitting the FAFSA form. There will be plenty of help on hand at each PCC location to assist in filling out and submitting the application.
Students do not have to be enrolled at PCC to take part in Financial Aid Day. Spanish language advisers also will be available at all locations.
Both students and parents should attend if possible. Students and parents should bring Social Security numbers, birth dates, Federal Student Aid PINs, proof of income for 2012 including the 2012 W-2s, and last pay stub from 2011, or a copy of 2011 tax returns. Plus, students and parents will need to disclose current value of assets, including cash, checking, savings, investments and value of any businesses or farms.
The locations include the Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth St., First Floor, Technology Education Building; Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Rd., First Floor Lobby, Building 2; Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave., First Floor, Library; and Southeast Center, 2305 S.E. 82nd Ave., Great Hall, Mt. Tabor Hall.