College Goal Sunday-Franklin Hall

Kent State University will host the state-wide college financial aid event "College Goal Sunday" (CGS) on February 8, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. The free event, presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) and endorsed by the Ohio Board of Regents, assists students and parents with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the federal application that is required to receive federal financial aid including the Federal Pell Grant and student loans as well as the need-based state grants. Families are encouraged to register for the free event at or by calling 1-800-233-6734. While walk-ins are welcome, registration is encouraged.

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FAFSA Priority Processing Date 

Kent State University's priority processing date for completion of the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is February 15, 2015. This includes students attending Summer 2015, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA online by this date to receive priority consideration for campus-based aid. The FAFSA application can be accessed online at after January 1, 2015.  Assistance completing the FAFSA is available by contacting the Student Financial Aid Office at (330) 672-2972. Visit the financial aid "News and Events" link for upcoming events to assist students with the completion of the FAFSA at the Kent Campus.

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