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Financial Aid Literacy

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We will be hosting some events coming this Spring that will focus on helping students and parents with FAFSA completion and understanding the components of college cost and award offers.

Understanding Financial Aid, FAFSA, and FSA ID
I want to help ease the stress of understanding the various components of applying for financial, to include how to best complete the FAFSA and create your FSA ID to electronically sign your FAFSA application for processing. Get the tools you need to successfully complete and submit your FAFSA form. Select the date and time that works best for your schedule:

Wednesday, January 11      
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MT

Wednesday, January 11      

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. MT

Tuesday, January 24   
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. MT

Understanding the Cost of Attendance
Securing funding to attend college can be a daunting process but the good news is it doesn’t have to be. I want to help ease the stress of understanding the various components of the Cost of Attendance (COA). This information session will be very informative and focused on helping students and parents with narrowing down the cost of attending college. 

February, 2023 - June, 2023    

Understanding My Award Offer
Whether scholarships, grants, work-study, or student loans, this session will help attendees understand what’s in an award offer to be better informed regarding the resources available to support the cost of attending college.    

February, 2023 - June, 2023  

College COST minus my AID OFFER: What’s in the numbers?
Ease the stress of understanding the cost associated with paying for college and the type of aid available to you. This info session will focus on helping you navigate the financial aid processes, understanding college costs, offered awards, and payment options


M. Lesa Briggs, M.S. | Assistant Director K-12 Outreach 
Financial Literacy Wellness Outreach | Undergraduate Admissions & K-12 Outreach 

University of Colorado Denver 

303-315-1833 (office) | 
Please email or call Lesa Briggs if you have any questions or if interested in scheduling an event to support your student(s). To schedule a 30-minute Zoom call, click here


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