SUNY Orange Financial Aid Staff Ready to Assist Students with Application Processes for Fall 2007

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – For students who want to get a jump on the all-important financial aid process prior to enrolling in college for the Fall 2007 semester, SUNY Orange has scheduled at total of 16 financial aid workshops between early March and mid-July, with eight each planned for the Middletown campus and the Newburgh Extension Center.

All workshops are open to the general public and attendance is not limited to current or prospective SUNY Orange students.

The Middletown workshops will be held in the Student Success Center, located in the George F. Shepard Student Center, 115 South Street. Sessions will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and will occur on the following Wednesdays: March 14, April 18, May 9, May 23, June 6, June 20, June 27 and July 11.

Workshops in Newburgh will take place promptly at 6 p.m. on the following Tuesdays: March 6, April 10, April 24, May 15, June 12, June 19, June 26 and July 10. The first four Newburgh sessions, from March through May, will be conducted in Room 212 of the Newburgh Extension Center’s Key Bank Building. The locations of the final four workshops during the summer have yet to be determined.

Prospective applicants will be required to bring photocopies of the following documents: 2005 Federal Income Tax return and 2005 W-2 form, if applicable; parents’ 2005 Federal Income Tax return; parents’ 2005 W-2 form; and any other taxed or untaxed income information, if applicable.

To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process, it is strongly recommended that both the student (under age 24) and the parent attend the workshop. For more information on the FAFSA process, visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

For additional information and forms, contact the SUNY Orange Financial Aid Office in Middletown at (845) 341-4190, or call the Newburgh Extension Center at (845) 341-4518 or 1-888-OCCCEXT (1-888-622-2398).

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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940