Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Contact: Angela L. Holley, Director, Marshall University Heart of Appalachia Talent Search Program 304-696-2201

Free financial aid assistance available Sunday, Feb. 10 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – For those planning to continue their education after high school or return to college, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, must be completed.

Free help in filling out and submitting the FAFSA is available during College Goal Sunday, a one-day event that will be held at 23 locations throughout the state.

College Goal Sunday workshops will take place Sunday, Feb. 10, in Corbly Hall on Marshall University’s Huntington campus, as well as at the Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant. Experts will be available to assist students from 1 to 4 p.m. and students can stop by anytime during those hours. Registration is not required but recommended.  Students who complete a FAFSA at the event will be entered to win an iPad and other door prizes. Refreshments will be provided.

Local financial aid professionals will be on hand to offer free one-on-one, confidential support. For complete details, including directions and a list of what to bring, visit

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197