Financial Aid Advisors Available in Union to Help With FAFSA Completion

Visit the Office of Financial Aid in Silas Hunt Hall.
John Baltz

Visit the Office of Financial Aid in Silas Hunt Hall.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Now is the best time to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA as it's better known. And during FAFSA days in December and January at the University of Arkansas, advisors from the office of financial aid will be available in the Arkansas Union to provide information and help current students complete the application for 2020-21 aid consideration.

Advisors will be available outside the Union Food Court between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the following days:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 11
  • Friday, Dec. 13
  • Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020

Make plans now to stop by and find the information you need to be ready for 2020. Students are also welcome to connect with their financial aid advisor by emailing finaid@uark.edu, calling (479) 575-3806, or visiting the office of financial aid on campus at 114 Silas Hunt Hall.

The FAFSA is used to determine each student's eligibility for financial aid, and current students should complete the FAFSA each year. The application is free and is required for federal and state aid, as well as certain scholarship opportunities. Visit finaid.uark.edu for more information or email finaid@uark.edu with any questions.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among fewer than 3% of colleges and universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Chris Hottinger, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Office of Financial Aid
479-575-3806, finaid@uark.edu

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