WSU Vancouver offers virtual workshops on how to pay for college

Informational sessions scheduled out for the next five months in online format

VANCOUVER— Washington State University Vancouver will host a series of online workshops called ‘A–Z of Paying for College’ this spring. The workshop is a public service for all prospective and current college students, regardless of the college you choose to attend. It is free and open to the public.

WSU Vancouver is now scheduling out the next five months worth of virtual workshops to help students pay for college. Photo by Mike Schultz
WSU Vancouver is now scheduling out the next five months worth of virtual workshops to help students pay for college. Photo by Mike Schultz

Prospective students and their parents/guardians will learn the many ways to make college affordable using grants, loans, savings, scholarships and work. You can find out which money is free, which needs to be paid back, and learn about important forms and deadlines. 

Presenters will provide strategies and answer commonly asked questions about applying for financial aid and scholarships, including the kinds of scholarships available.

The workshop schedule is:

January

5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 

February

10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11

2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23

March

5 p.m. Wednesday, March 10

10 a.m. Thursday, March 25

April

2 p.m. Tuesday, April 6

5 p.m. Wednesday, April 21

May

10 a.m. Thursday, May 6

2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18

No registration is required. For more information and to attend a workshop, visit bit.ly/2Xjgmru. Workshops are presented on Zoom. If you don’t have Zoom, you can create a free account by visiting zoom.us.

About WSU Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the WSU system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. Both in person and online, the university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. 

As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations. 

Information provided by Washington State University Vancouver

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