FAFSA Fest - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid


FAFSA Fest is an annual series of events in that brings local volunteers to locations around the city to help students and families complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online, answer financial aid questions and provide individual counseling for understanding college costs. Food and refreshments will be provided, and there is no need to pre-register. Volunteers include financial aid counselors from local colleges, accountants and attorneys. 

FAFSA Fest 2021 Events  

  • Saturday, November 6, 11AM – 2PM @ Central Library (Kate
  • Gleason Auditorium)
  • Saturday, December 11, 11AM – 2PM @Central Library (Kate
  • Gleason Auditorium)
  •  Thursday, January 20, 5PM – 7PM @ Rochester Educational
  • Opportunity Center (REOC)   

What to Bring:  

  • I.D.
  • All 2020 Tax Forms
  • If you are not able to provide tax forms right away, a Social Security Number will get you started and the rest of the application can be completed later

 All students are welcome! Assistance for special circumstances will be available.   

Rochester CAN 

The Rochester College Access Network (RCAN)  is a program of the Rochester Education Foundation. It is a collaborative initiative encouraging college access and success through communication, coalition and advocacy for students in Rochester to enable students to reach their full potential. 

Sponsors Include: SUNY Geneseo, Rochester Area Community Foundation, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Rochester Public Library, Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation SUNY
Brockport, Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley, Excellus, Rochester Educational Opportunity Center, Nannette Nocon. 

For more information, visit www.RochesterCAN.org.

To learn more, see this YouTube video here>>