Kankakee Community College offers help with financial aid
Kankakee Community College (KCC) will host a series of hands-on financial aid information sessions and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshops for students and parents, according to a press release.
“It is important to complete a FAFSA as soon as possible after it becomes available Oct. 1,” Deanna Liacone, KCC's director of financial aid, said in the release. “It does not matter if you have chosen a college or university, or even if the student will attend college. Completing the FAFSA early provides a safety net so when plans are finalized it is not too late to receive grants, student loans and scholarships.”
The seminars are meant to help students and parents learn about the collegiate financial aid process. Advisers from KCC will help students fill out the FAFSAs.
The next session and workshop will be held Oct 18. Afterward, KCC will host four FAFSA-focused workshops: three at the KCC Riverfront Campus and one at the Miner South Extension Center in Watseka. The Riverfront Campus sessions will take place on Nov. 1, Nov. 14 and Dec. 7. The Miner South Extension Center session will be held on Nov. 9.
The FAFSA form helps determine student eligibility for various federal and state funds and is used by all colleges and universities.