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College-Bound Students Invited to Free Financial Aid Saturday Event

Posted on: January 12, 2016   |   Category: News

WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College is hosting its second-annual Financial Aid Saturday on February 27, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center. The event is free and open to all students who plan to attend any college in the fall of 2016.

During the event, Financial Aid 101 will take place at three different times: 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., or 1:00 p.m. for students and parents. These optional informative sessions will shed light on the financial aid process and the deadlines associated with it as well as offer an opportunity to have questions answered by the financial aid staff. In addition, financial aid staff members will be available throughout the day to assist students with completing their FAFSA form.

Students and parents should bring a laptop, 2015 tax information/records of untaxed information, cash savings and checking account balances, investment information (other than your home), social security card or number, date of birth record, and a valid driver’s license.

Registration is encouraged for the event and can be completed at www.lakeareatech.edu or by calling 605-882-5284 or 1-800-657-4344 extension 274. The LATI Student Center is located at 1201 Arrow Avenue in Watertown. In the event of inclement weather that would require rescheduling of the event, please visit www.lakeareatech.edu for that information.