FAFSA APPLICATION WORKSHOP

Join us! – 2024-25 FAFSA WORKSHOP

Complete your FAFSA with assistance from the UC Berkeley Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Office team.

Friday, March 15th, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, 250 Sproul Hall

WHAT TO BRING

  1. Your laptop
  2. Your FSA ID username and password
  3. Your parent/spouse’s name, date of birth, social security number, and email address
  4. 2022 income and asset information, if applicable

REGISTER HERE

Registration closed.

Visit UC Berkeley’s FAFSA Simplification page for more information on the 2024-25 FAFSA.

 

2024-25 FAFSA WORKSHOP

 

Today’s workshop is designed to put into practice some of the strategies we’ve been sharing about FAFSA and help you complete your 2024-25 FAFSA application! Join our Financial Aid and Center Financial Wellness team today in this practical and informational event.

To keep up to date on on the latest financial strategies and events, follow our Center for Financial Wellness on Instagram: @ucb.financialwellness

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April Workshops

Center for Financial Wellness 
Register: tinyurl.com/cfwspring24

APR 1, 3-3:45pm — Savvy Dining: Nourishing Your Wallet and Plate

This session, you will learn from our Financial Wellness Coach how to budget for groceries, and get tips and resources for grocery shopping and meal prep that will save you money. Join us as we uncover the art of balancing both your plate and your budget for a healthier and wealthier you.

APR 4, 10-10:45am — Smart Money Moves: Strategizing Your Financial Aid Refund

This workshop will get you thinking about your relationship to money and your current money habits. We will explore effective strategies that can empower you to maximize the value of your refund, balance your income and expenses, and achieve your financial goals.

APR 5, 11-11:45pm — Smooth Move: Moving Out of the Dorms

Are you planning to move out of the dorms and into off-campus housing? Our workshop
“Smooth Move” is designed to guide you through the essential steps of this significant transition.

APR 8, 5-6pm — Mastering Financial Foundations: Savings and Banking

Together, we will learn how to set savings goals, understand various banking options, and discover tools that can help you start saving now.

APR 10, 12-12:45pm — Understanding & Managing Credit

Join us to learn about the importance of credit, explore the significance of credit reports, and discuss strategies for responsible credit usage.

APR 12, 11:30am-12:30pm — Mastering the Plastic: Credit Cards

Whether you’re new to credit or seeking to optimize your credit management, this workshop will provide you with resources to help build a stronger financial foundation and learn to shop for credit cards.

APR 15, 4-4:45pm — Debt Detox Management

Financial decisions involving loans can have a significant impact on your future, and learning how to manage debt is very important for maintaining financial wellness. Join us to learn about student loans, borrowing tips, and how to effectively manage existing and future debt.

APR 18, 4-5pm — Mastering the Plastic: Credit Cards

Whether you’re new to credit or seeking to optimize your credit management, this workshop will provide you with resources to help build a stronger financial foundation and learn to shop for credit cards.

APR 23, 5-6pm — Mastering Financial Foundations: Savings and Banking

Together, we will learn how to set savings goals, understand various banking options, and discover tools that can help you start saving now.

APR 25, 2-2:45pm — Smooth Move: Moving Out of the Dorms

Are you planning to move out of the dorms and into off-campus housing? Our workshop “Smooth Move” is designed to guide you through the essential steps of this significant transition.

 

April 1 & 4 workshops

April 5 & 8 workshops

April 10, 12 & 15 workshops

April 18, 23 & 25 workshops

Additional Resources

Financial Aid & You
This portal is meant to offer some helpful resources to get you started on your journey with the support of the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office. Our team is working to help you worry less about financing your education and enjoy more of your time being a student. 

 

Have Questions?
Start here with our downloadable Navigation Guide. 

Navigation Guide

 

Wondering How Financial Aid Works?
Check out our How Aid Works page to learn more on what to expect with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

 

Need to get a bit more in-depth Now?
We’re here to support you today! Speak to our front desk representatives in Sproul Hall to join our in-person advising queue to have your questions answered! 

 

Our Team is Here to Help! 
If you need help beyond today’s events, refer to our Services & Areas of Support page to choose a path right for you.