SJC Long Island to Host Financial Aid Workshop

September 17, 2015

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – September 17, 2015 – The Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host a helpful and informative financial aid workshop, Unraveling the Mystery of Financial Aid, on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the McGann Conference Center at SJC Long Island in Patchogue. 

This workshop will be helpful for families with children who are beginning their college search. Navigating through the financial aid process can be a daunting task and this workshop will offer information on how to apply and what students need to know to ensure a smooth and friendly experience.

At this event, you will learn:
•    Financial aid myths and tips
•    The questions you should ask colleges and universities
•    The FAFSA and its function
•    How to maximize opportunities for scholarships and grants
•    How financial aid offices determine your eligibility
•    Financial aid in simple terms
•    How to finance a four-year degree

The event will be moderated by Amy Thompson, SJC’s director of financial aid. A special welcome will be given by Tim Bishop, distinguished professor of civic engagement and public service at SJC and former U.S. Representative (2003–2015).

This event is free and open to the public. Register online. For more information, call the Office of Admissions at 631.687.4500.

SJC Long Island is located at 155 W. Roe Blvd. in Patchogue, and is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Ave.).

St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in more than 45 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.