Mount Olive College At Jacksonville To Host Financial Aid Workshop

JACKSONVILLE  – University of Mount Olive at Jacksonville will hold a Financial Aid Workshop on Friday, March 2, from 10:00 AM to 1sj:00 noon.  Registration for this event is free.  Students and perspective students will be able to check in for the financial aid workshops in the campus lobby located at 201 Parkwood Drive in Jacksonville.

The workshop will assist students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA form is a requirement to be considered for all federal and most state financial aid for college, including scholarships and grants.  In addition to assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, there will be face-to-face time with a financial aid representative, opportunities to have any general questions about financial aid answered as well as advice on managing your student loans.

To be fully prepared to complete the FAFSA on March 2, event participants should bring the following items to FAFSA Day: federal 1040 tax forms for 2010 (or W-2 forms and other income and asset documents if completed tax forms are not available); Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) obtained in advance from the U.S. Department of Education website,; and a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet with as much information entered as possible.  The online Worksheet is available at

Additional free college planning information is available at the College Foundation of North Carolina website,  Families can find college cost estimators, listings of scholarship, grant and loan opportunities, information about North Carolina’s 529 college savings plan, career information, virtual tours of more than 100 of the state’s college campuses and online college admission and financial aid applications.

To register or for more information about this event at University of Mount Olive at Jacksonville, please call (910) 455-1677 or email

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit