Hartford, Conn. (December 9, 2019) – As deemed by the Connecticut General Assembly, December is Financial Aid Month at Connecticut’s colleges and universities, and Capital Community College will be participating by offering workshops for high school students and the general public throughout the month.
Attendees will receive assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), from which the college can determine a student’s eligibility for grants, work-study and scholarships, and will have the opportunity to ask questions about the various means of paying for college.
For current Capital students and the general public, the college’s Financial Aid office will hold walk-in sessions on Friday, December 13 and Friday, December 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 216. No preregistration is required.
Special sessions will be held for area high school students and their families on Tuesday, December 17, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., and Wednesday, December 18, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.; both sessions take place in Room 216. Pre-registration is required at www.capitalcc.edu/financial-aid.
In order to participate, attendees should bring:
- Federal Student Aid ID (username and password), and their parents’ FSA ID if they are a dependent student. The ID can be obtained at www.studentaid.gov/fsaid.
- 2018 tax return and W-2s, and their parents’ 2018 tax return and W-2s if they are a dependent student.
- Social Security number and date of birth, and their parents’ Social Security numbers and dates of birth if they are a dependent student.
- Documentation (Permanent Resident Card) that they are a U.S. permanent resident or other eligible non-citizen
Undocumented student may also receive help in applying for aid. Additional information is available on the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities website at http://www.ct.edu/admission/finaid#undocumented.
About Capital Community College
Capital Community College is an urban, two-year institution enrolling more than 3,000 students in Connecticut’s capital city. The college offers 60 academic programs in accredited studies preparing students for associate degrees, certificates and transfer, while its non-credit offerings prepare students for the immediate needs of the Connecticut workforce. It is one of New England’s most diverse campuses with a 67 percent minority enrollment and was the first college in Connecticut to be designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The Capital Community College experience revolves around its historic eleven-story, Art Deco building in the heart of downtown Hartford, which offers unprecedented access to the city’s cultural and employment offerings.