The latest scams include people claiming to work for the IRS demanding payment of a "Federal Student Tax," and "spoofing" of the Penn State Office of Student Aid phone number to acquire personal information.
Students borrowing Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans for fall 2016 and spring 2017 need to complete a few tasks in order for the loans to disburse.
Many resources are available to assist students and parents as Penn State transitions to the new LionPATH system.
LionPATH will experience weekly outages during weekends from June until August.
Financial aid awards will be viewed in the new information system, LionPATH, for the fall 2016 semester.
New students should be receiving their award summaries. Returning students should be able to view their award summaries in late June.