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(ANN-00-16) (ANN-00-16) December 7, 2000 SFA Satellite Videoconference

Publication Date: November 2000

DCL ID: ANN-00-16

Summary: December 7, 2000 SFA Satellite Videoconference

November 2000


SUMMARY: December 7, 2000 SFA Satellite Videoconference

Dear Partner:

SFA University is pleased to announce a new satellite videoconference: Applying for Federal Student Aid: It's Free, Fast, and Easy!

When is the videoconference?

We will present this live program free of charge on Thursday, December 7, 2000, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

What will the videoconference cover?

    • Some of the topics currently scheduled for this broadcast include:
    • Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Using FAFSA on the Web: the electronic alternative to the paper application process to apply for federal student aid
    • Calculating an expected family contribution (EFC)
    • Understanding how schools "package" financial aid
    • Finding student aid resources and consumer protection information

During the videoconference, viewers may use e-mail, or a toll-free number to call-in or FAX questions to our subject-matter experts. You may also record this videoconference for future reference.

How do I register?

For complete information on the videoconference, please use the Internet URL at the bottom of this announcement. This URL is our official site for all upcoming SFA videoconferences.

You will find the latest program information, including satellite coordinates and instructions on how to register your school, or how to participate at a host site in your area.

What viewing options are available?

We will be offering a new viewing option for SFA videoconferences. You may join us online through the technology of video streaming. Check our official site for details about this convenient online viewing option.

You may also borrow videotaped copies of the programs from the Federal Student Aid Information Center. To borrow a tape, call 1-800-4FED-AID (1-800-433-3243, toll free) approximately two weeks after the live program.

We hope you will take advantage of the interactive technology of videoconferencing and online video streaming and join us for this important update on the Federal Student Financial Assistance Programs.


Anne Teresa, Director

SFA University

Student Financial Assistance

Click here to reach our official information and registration site and find out more about Applying for Federal Student Aid: It's Free, Fast, and Easy!

Last Modified: 10/31/2000