March/April Edition of Your Bottom Line Now Available
In partnership with UCanGo2, Oklahoma Money Matters (OKMM) publishes a bimonthly newsletter called Your Bottom Line, featuring news and resources for students, consumers, campus professionals, counselors and community partners. Check out the latest edition for timely information about personal finance, college planning and student loan management. To stay up-to-date, sign up to receive Your Bottom Line every other month.
New Release Date for FAFSA
Question: What’s new and improved about the FAFSA for the 2016-17 school year?
Answer: College students and high school seniors will be able to submit the FAFSA beginning Oct. 1, 2016, instead of waiting until Jan. 1, 2017.
Take action now to be ready!
- Plan to start FAFSA awareness campaigns and schedule events soon after summer break.
- Visit the “Contact Us” page at UCanGo2.org to sign up for our email updates and to order our free Counselor Toolkit, which includes new FAFSA tools. Bookmark StartWithFAFSA.org for relevant updates and free resources.
- Like us on Facebook for information about a wide variety of scholarships and college planning tips for students.
The upcoming changes to the FAFSA offer numerous benefits for students and parents. We’ll provide updates throughout the summer and fall, so stay connected and we’ll keep you informed.
Have a great summer!
Mar 2: Read Across America Day
Mar 2: Okla. State Dept. of Education For Counselors Only Conference, Oklahoma City
Mar 5-6: OSRHE Counselor Retreat, Roman Nose Lodge, Watonga
Mar 7: OKcollegestart Educators Training Workshop, Seminole State College, Seminole
Mar 8-9: Indian Education Retreat, Tatanka Ranch, Stroud - email email@example.com to register
Mar 11: SAT Test Date
Mar 12: Daylight Savings Time Begins
Mar 25-27: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA
Apr 2-4: Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling (GPACAC) Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK
Apr 3-5: Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance (ODSA) Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK
Apr 4: National School Librarian Day
Apr 8: ACT Test Date
Apr 9-15: National Library Week
Apr 11: National Library Workers’ Day (Tuesday of Library Week)
Apr 12: National Bookmobile Day (Wednesday of Library Week)
Apr 12-13: Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect Conference, OKC
Apr 18: Oklahoma College Access Network (OK-CAN) Workshop—Financial Aid: Overcoming the Obstacles, OKC
Apr 18: Oklahoma’s Promise Day, State Capitol, OKC
Apr 26: Administrative Professionals Day
Apr 26-28: Oklahoma Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK
Apr 28: Arbor Day