Trident offers financial aid workshops

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Trident Technical College (TTC) campuses and sites are hosting College Goal S.C. events as part of a nationwide effort to help students and parents learn more about college financial aid.

College Goal S.C. events will be held on the following dates:

• Thursday, Feb. 13, 4-7 p.m., TTC’s Mount Pleasant Campus, 1125 John Dilligard Ln., Mount Pleasant

• Tuesday, Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m., TTC’s Berkeley Campus, 1001 S. Live Oak Dr. (Hwy. 17-A), Moncks Corner

• Thursday, Feb. 20, 4-7 p.m., Dorchester County QuickJobs Training Center, 5164 E. Jim Bilton Blvd., St. George

• Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., TTC’s Main Campus, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, Complex for Economic Development (Bldg. 920, Room 791)

Experts will be on hand to help attendees with their financial aid applications. Attendees who wish to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should bring student’s and parent’s 2013 federal tax returns, Social Security number, driver’s license, verification of any untaxed income and alien registration number (for eligible noncitizens).

Also, students who plan to fill out a FAFSA at the event should bring their PIN (apply for the PIN at www.pin.ed.gov). Please note: dependent students need a PIN for themselves and at least one parent.

College Goal South Carolina was created to help students and their families learn about available financial aid options and how to qualify and apply for college financial aid such as grants, loans, scholarships, work-study and other forms of assistance.

For more information about the event at TTC, call Stephen Mears at 574-6110. For information about College Goal South Carolina or to pre-register, visit www.collegegoalsc.org.

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