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Events

Looking to connect with us on campus or in the community? View some of our upcoming events.

Perfecting Your Scholarship Search

Did you know that it’s Scholarship Season? Most scholarships begin to open in November and are due sometime before May, so now is the best time to log into Scholarship Universe and apply for potential scholarships.
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This workshop will equip you with the tools you need to become a Scholarship Universe super user! 
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All workshops are held via Zoom: 

  • Thursday, January 11, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 8, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 14, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 11, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 9, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

RSVP at: bit.ly/ScholarshipSearch2023

 

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Perfecting Your Scholarship Search Flyer

Bear Down and Wise Up: Understanding Costs and Financial Aid for Non-Arizona Residents

Applying for college and financial aid can raise a lot of questions. Join our financial aid experts to learn about the process and your options for funding your Arizona education. 

This session focuses on aid opportunities for prospective students from Out-of-State. 

Workshops via zoom, MST:

  • Sat, March 30, 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Sat, April 20, 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Thurs, April 25, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Thurs, May 23, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Sat, June 1, 10:00 – 11:00 am

RSVP at: bit.ly/BearDownWiseUpOOS24

 

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Bear Down Wise Up: Non-Arizona Residents

Bear Down and Wise Up: Understanding Costs and Financial Aid for Arizona Residents

Applying for college and financial aid can raise a lot of questions. Join our financial aid experts to learn about the process and your options for funding your Arizona education. 

This session focuses on aid opportunities for prospective students from In-State. 

Workshops via zoom, MST:

  • Sat, March 16th, 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Thurs, April 4th, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Sat, April 13th, 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Tues, May 7th, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Sat, May 18th, 10:00 – 11:00 am

RSVP at: bit.ly/BearDownWiseUp24

 

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Bear Down Wise Up: Arizona Residents

Getting Your SAP Back on Track Workshop

Have you been informed that you are not meeting SAP and want to learn more?

Join our session to better understand what meeting SAP means for you and your financial aid, how to complete your appeal, and how to get back on track so you can maintain your financial aid eligibility in the future.

All workshops are held via Zoom: 

  • Thursday, March 7, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 4, 1:00 – 2:00 pm​​​​

RSVP at: bit.ly/SAPSpring2024

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Getting Your SAP Back on Track Flyer

Drop In FAFSA Help

Need help with your 2024-2025 FAFSA? 

Drop in for help on a first come, first served basis on Zoom. Members of our AskAid team will be available to meet with you one on one and answer questions in either English or Spanish. 

We'll be hosting these hours throughout February & March on Thursday afternoons from 2 - 4 pm.

  • Thursday, February 8, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 15, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 22, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 29, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 7, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 14, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 21, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Join on Thursdays, via zoom.

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FAFSA Filing Workshop

 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more commonly known as the FAFSA, has been updated! Join our FAFSA Filing workshop to learn what's new, preview the form and get answers to your general questions about the FAFSA.

This is a great opportunity for you if you want a refresher on filing your FAFSA or have specific questions, so please join us!

  • Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, February 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

RSVP at: bit.ly/FAFSAFiling24 

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FAFSA Filing Workshop

TALLER DE LLENADO DE LA FAFSA

Llenar la Solicitud Gratuita de Ayuda Federal para Estudiantes (FAFSA) te da acceso a muchos tipos de ayuda financiera. ¿Necesitas ayuda para llenar tu FAFSA? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.

Ve una breve presentación general y obtén ayuda personalizada en uno de nuestros talleres:

  • Thurs, March 7, 5:30 - 6:30 pm

RSVP bit.ly/PresentacionDeLaFAFSA

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TALLER DE LLENADO DE LA FAFSA

Tribal Scholarships for Native Students

This workshop is customized specifically for Native students looking for scholarship opportunities to cover the cost of their education. We'll cover how to find tribal-specific scholarships and quick tips on making the most of our scholarship-matching database, Scholarship Universe.
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The Workshop is held via Zoom: 

  • Tuesday, March 26th, 2-3pm

RSVP at: bit.ly/NativeScholarship24

 

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Tribal Scholarships for Native Students

Determining Your Out-of-Pocket Costs

Open to all incoming first-year students and their supporters, this workshop will help you calculate your expected expenses for the year and understand how your offered financial aid can help to offset the costs.
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All workshops are held via Zoom: 

  • Wednesday, April 3rd 11, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 1st, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 5th, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 3rd, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 7th, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

RSVP at: bit.ly/DYOPC24

 

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Determining Your Out of Pocket Costs

Taking Care of that Past Due Balance

Do you need to resolve your past due balance so you can register for classes? Join us for an informative workshop to help sort through your options.
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All workshops are held via Zoom: 

  • Wednesday, April 10th, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24th, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

RSVP at: bit.ly/PDBSpring24

 

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Taking Care of that PDB Flyer

Understanding Your Options: the Parent Plus Loan

 

Most families use a variety of funds to cover college costs, including self-help aid like loans. Join our workshop to learn more about the parent PLUS loan option including:

  • how to apply
  • current interest rates
  • when repayment begins
  • options to defer repayment

This workshop will be hosted via zoom on the third Thursday of the month, April through August 2024, at 4:00 pm (Arizona time).

  • ⁠Wednesday, April 10, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 8, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 12, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 10, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 14, 4:00-5:00 pm

RSVP at: bit.ly/ParentPlus2024

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Understanding Your Options: the Parent Plus Loan

Investing in Your Education Workshop

Leading up to the start of the Fall 2024 semester, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid has been hosting the Investing in Your Education workshop, to help students like you better understand student loan options. Our workshop will walk you through:

  • The difference between subsidized and unsubsidized loans

  • How to calculate how much you will need to borrow

  • Understanding of repayment options after you graduate

RSVP at bit.ly/InvestinginEd24

All workshops are held via Zoom: 

  • Thursday, April 18th, 4pm

  • Thursday, May 16th, 4 pm

  • Thursday, June 20th, 4 pm

  • Thursday, July 18th, 4 pm

  • Thursday, August 15th, 4 pm​​​​

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Investing in Your Education Workshop

Previous Workshops

Are you looking for help on a different topic? View past workshop recordings here:

Taking Care of that Past Due Balance

Check out our overview video that highlights options for you if you need help resolving your past-due balance.

Getting Your SAP Back on Track

Have you been informed that you are not meeting SAP standards and want to learn more? Our informative virtual session will help you better understand what meeting SAP means for you and your financial aid. You will leave with a better understanding of how to complete your appeal and how to get back on track so you can maintain your financial aid eligibility in the future.

Perfecting your Scholarship Search Workshop

This workshop will equip you with the tools you need to become a Scholarship Universe super user! 

Student Loan Repayment Workshop

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is offering a Student Loan Repayment workshop as part of our AzAidSmart series, open to all our graduating Wildcats. We encourage you to attend a session to understand your next steps better and learn which repayment plan is best for you. While this workshop is not required, we strongly encourage you to join us so you feel more prepared to begin making payments and to take proactive measures to get your loans paid off sooner.