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SUNY Financial Aid Day

SUNY Financial Aid Day

The Alfred State College Office of
Student Financial Services (Financial Aid/Student Accounts) will participate in
SUNY Financial Aid Day, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, beginning at 9 a.m., in the
Engineering Technology Building, room 215, on the Alfred campus.  There
will be a brief overview of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) and of the financial aid process.  Following this session,
financial aid staff will accompany students and their guests to computer labs
in the same building to assist them in completing and submitting the 2009-10
FAFSA electronically. The FAFSA is required for all financial aid, including
New York State assistance.

Students/parents
can register by going to www.suny.edu/studentevents or by calling
1-800-342-3811. This workshop is open to all prospective college students and
their families, including those who do not plan to attend Alfred State College.
Registrants will receive a letter listing necessary information, including what
materials students will need to bring with them, building location details, and
parking directions.

Prior to SUNY
Financial Aid Day, participants are encouraged to obtain: a Federal
PIN number at www.pin.ed.gov (allow 1-3 business days for
receipt); driver's licenses; alien registration card (non-U.S. citizens); bank
statements and investment information; FAFSA PIN number; Social Security
numbers; 2008 Federal Income Tax return (or estimated); W-2 forms or other records
of income earned for 2008; and 2008 untaxed income information.

SUNY's Statewide
Student Financial Aid Days are offered as a service to all prospective college
students and their families. The programs are designed to answer questions and
provide assistance regarding the financial aid application, types of aid
available, and the award process. 

Thirty-eight programs will be
offered across New York State.