Ask yourself the following questions:
- Will you be a student at BridgeValley next year?
- Do you want to receive financial aid to pay for your tuition?
- Do you want to use financial aid to purchase your books?
- Does the thought of financial aid seem overwhelming?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, than attending a free on-campus FAFSA workshop should be added to your agenda!
That’s right, it's time to renew your FAFSA for 2020-2021!
If you plan to attend BridgeValley anytime between July 1, 2020 & June 30, 2021, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The BridgeValley Financial Aid Office is hosting FREE FAFSA workshops for our students and families! We will be available to help with creating FSA IDs, completing the application, and answering any financial aid questions in general.
South Charleston Campus Workshops (Building 2000)
- By appointment: contact Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment
Montgomery Campus Workshops (Davis Hall)
- By appointment: contact Bonnie Edwards at email@example.com to schedule an appointment
Preregister for a FAFSA Workshop by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your full name, B Number (if applicable), telephone number and the workshop you plan to attend.
TIME TO RENEW YOUR FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID
This is a great opportunity to receive assistance from financial aid professionals while completing your FAFSA! Students must submit the FAFSA every year to be considered for any federal or state student aid.
Reminder: “student aid” is a term used to describe all grants, loans, scholarships, and waivers.
The WV Priority Deadline is April 15th
Please bring all of the following documents that apply to you:
- Your FSA ID (visit www.studentaid.gov to create an account for your FSA ID)
- Parent’s FSA ID if you are a dependent
- Your Social Security number and birthdate (this information must be reported correctly)
- Parent’s Social Security number and birthdate if you are a dependent
- Your driver’s license number (if available)
- Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
- Your Federal tax information for the year 2018 for 2020-2021 FAFSA which would be valid for classes that begin after to July 1, 2020.
- Must supply spouse’s tax information if you are married
- Must supply parent’s tax information if you are a dependent
- IRS 1040
- IRS W-2 Forms
- Records of your untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans non-education benefits
- Must supply information for your spouse if married
- Must supply information for you parent’s if you are a dependent
- Total amounts of the following for you, your spouse if married and your parent if you are dependent:
- your cash/savings/checking account balances
- your investments (including stocks and bonds and real estate but not including the home in which you live)
- your business/farm assets for you, and for your parents if you are a dependent student
Not sure if you would be considered Dependent or Independent, learn about the U.S. Department of Education's regulations concerning this at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out/dependency.
Please preregister for the FAFSA workshop you will be attending by emailing the Financial Aid Office at email@example.com, or stop by the Financial Aid Office to sign up!