WOU official to help with aid forms

Statesman Journal
By Jillian Daley

Filling out a financial aid form can be confusing.

But Western Oregon University Director of Financial Aid Donna Fossum, is offering her expertise 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 30 in the choir room at McNary High School, 595 Chemawa Road N. The event is for parents and all high school seniors seeking higher education at any school.

Fossum will teach attendees how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. She also will be taking questions on grants, loans and FAFSA special circumstances. Special circumstances include being homeless or having parents unwilling to provide information for the FAFSA form.

The FAFSA form for the 2011-12 school year will be available after Jan. 1.

For more information, call McNary counseling office at (503) 399-3147 or McNary’s main line at (503) 399-3233. Or, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov.


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