Wisconsin students can get free help completing the FAFSA application at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

GREEN BAY – Wisconsin students can get free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at College Goal Wisconsin event hosted by UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. in Founders Hall. The presentation will be in Room F166 with assistance in the two computer labs (F139 and F133).

Financial aid professionals and other educators volunteer at the event to help students and their families complete the FAFSA.

Anyone planning to pursue a postsecondary education in the 2019-20 academic year should complete a FAFSA. That includes high school seniors, continuing college students, transfer students and adult students considering pursuing higher education. The FAFSA is the form that must be submitted in order to be considered for federal and state financial aid including grants and loans.

Students pursuing post-secondary education in 2019-20 could access the FAFSA beginning Oct. 1, 2018. In addition to getting professional help, attendees will have the opportunity to enter a scholarship drawing.

Media requests are welcome to assist in spreading the College Goal Wisconsin opportunity.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus
UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus (formerly UW-Manitowoc) has served the lakeshore of eastern Wisconsin for more than 50 years, helping generations of students to start their path toward a bachelor’s degree. Nestled on 40 acres along the breathtaking Lake Michigan shoreline, the Manitowoc Campus offers hands-on instruction from internationally respected professors and a start on more than 200 academic programs within the UW System. Community members enjoy concerts and lectures, attend art and theater performances and cheer for their favorite athletic teams. The campus and community celebrated the opening of a $7-million renovation project in February 2018 featuring state-of-the-art updates to the library, a new science commons and renovations to art studios, science labs and classrooms. The campus is part of the four-campus university with locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

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