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- Oct 17, 2017

The financial health of Americans has been headline material of late and the prognosis is grim–69 percent of Americans surveyed have less than $1,000 in savings, and 3 percent have nothing put away for emergencies, much less retirement. And when it comes to financial health after college, many young adults are ill-prepared to handle their burdens.

If your institution is not yet teaching financial literacy, there is no time like the present. There are many free or low-cost ways in which you can have a significant impact on your students’ financial well-being. Here are a few suggestions.

To view full article, visit https://www.ecampusnews.com/curriculum/teach-financial-literacy-college/

- Sep 27, 2017

The 2018–19 FAFSA launches on October 1, and you'll need an FSA ID to submit it online. If you haven't created one yet, here's how studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out/fsaid

- Sep 27, 2017

Need to fill out the 2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form but don’t know where to start? I’m here to help. Let’s walk through the process step by step. To view the full article visit, https://blog.ed.gov/2017/09/8-steps-to-filling-out-the-fafsa-form/?sf62842135=1.

- Sep 07, 2017

Scholarships & Financial Aid is committed to assisting students and their families who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey with options and resources for paying for your educational expenses. If you have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey, please call 979.845.3236 or visit our office in the Pavilion. Our phone queue hold times can be long during this time of the semester, so you may also email financialaid@tamu.edu and include Hurricane Harvey in the subject line.

- Sep 06, 2017

Federal Student Loan Interest Rates effective July 1, 2017 
Direct Subsidized & Unsubsidized Loan for undergraduate students - 4.45%
Direct Unsubsidized Loan for graduate & professional students - 6%
Direct Plus & Grad Plus Loan for parents, graduate & professional students - 7%
Perkin Loan for undergraduates - 5%

- Aug 31, 2017

Due to Hurricane Harvey, mail to and from Bryan/College Station has been temporarily suspended. However, there are other mail service companies that are still delivering to our area. You can also upload requested documents via the portal and send documents via fax at (979) 847-9061.

Please be assured that we will make processing scholarships checks a top priority (in the order received) once mail commences.


- Aug 17, 2017

In May 2017 the Department of Education announced a change to federal financial aid, students are now eligible for Federal Pell grants year round. 

- Jul 21, 2017

Texas A&M University is the only public college in Texas to appear in the 2018 Fiske Guide to Colleges, a listing which cites the best colleges that offer a superior education for the most affordable cost.

The guide grades schools for its best buy list based on academic programs and quality in relation to total cost. In short, the colleges listed are the best bargains for the money.

To view full article, visit today.tamu.edu/2017/07/18/texas-am-states-only-public-college-to-make-fiske-college-rankings-for-2018

- Jul 05, 2017

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in conjunction with the Texas A&M Mays, University of Texas McCombs, and Rice University Jones Business Schools, have assisted in the development of a comprehensive, innovative new transition platform, the Veteran Accelerated Management Program (VAMP), for senior service members entering the workforce.

To view the full article, visit today.tamu.edu/2017/06/29/texas-am-joins-thee-universities-in-vetted-partnership-to-transition-vets-into-workforce/.

- Jun 29, 2017

The ApplyTexas and Coalition application for freshman admission and scholarships opens July 1, 2017 for the 2018-2019 academic year. Visit applytexas.org or coalitionforcollegeaccess.org to start your application. The deadline to submit your application for both admissions and scholarships and all required documents is December 1, 2017.

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