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Updates, Reminders, and News for Students and Families

2015-16 FAFSA Available: Recommended Due Dates

The 2015-16 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available. Recommended due dates differ for returning students, new students, and students who are Pennsylvania residents.

Apply for Summer 2015 Financial Aid

Print out checklists for step-by-step instructions on how to apply for summer financial aid.

Beware of Scams!

Follow these three rules to protect your identity.

Check Your Mail for Verification Requests

If you are one of the thousands of Penn State students who have been selected for the federal process of Verification, you will receive a letter at your home address with a request for information.

Financial Aid Notifications for New Students Available Late March

Email notifications on how to view your financial aid award for the 2015-16 academic year will begin in late March.

PLUS Loan Application Availability Dates

When you can apply for a PLUS Loan for 2015 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester.

Summer Work-Study Application Available Feb 15 - Apr 1

Current students who requested consideration for Work-Study on the 2014-15 FAFSA and are interested in Summer Work-Study must apply on eLion by the April 1st deadline.

Watch out for FAFSA scams!

If there's a fee to fill out the FAFSA, it's a scam.










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