Publication Date: November 2002
DCL ID: ANN-02-06
December 12, 2002 Federal Student Aid Satellite Videoconference
Posted on 11-21-2002
SUMMARY: December 12, 2002 Federal Student Aid Satellite Videoconference
Dear Guidance Counselor:
FSA University is pleased to announce a new satellite videoconference: Applying for 2003-04 Federal Student Aid: Easy as 1, 2, 3.
When is the videoconference?
We will present this live program free of charge on Thursday, December 12, 2002, 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:
- Using the 2003-04 FAFSA on the Web: the electronic alternative to the paper application process to apply for Federal Student Aid
- Filling out the 2003-04 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (the FAFSA)
- Calculating an Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
- Understanding how schools "package" financial aid
- Finding student aid resources
- Updates to the 2003-04 FAFSA Express software
During the videoconference, you may use a toll-free number to call-in your questions, or you can FAX, or e-mail your questions to our subject-matter experts.
Is my school allowed to record Applying for 2003-04 Federal Student Aid: Easy as 1, 2, 3, for later viewing?
Yes, please feel free to videotape this program for additional reviewing.
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 FSA 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?
You may join us online through the technology of web casting. Check our official site below for details about this convenient online viewing option.
You may also borrow videotaped copies of the programs from EDPubs. To borrow a tape, call 1-877-4-ED-PUBS (toll free), or order online at the following site, www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html, approximately three weeks after the live program.
We hope you will join us for this important update on the 2003-04 Federal Student Aid Programs.
Anne Teresa, Director
Federal Student Aid
Please go to our official information and registration site and find out more about
Applying for 2003-04 Federal Student Aid: Easy as 1, 2, 3.