Due to severe weather, UVa-Wise is closed on Friday, Feb. 27.

‘Super Saturday’ Financial Aid Workshop Feb. 13

The “Super Saturday” Financial Aid Workshop will be held at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Feb. 13 with check-in beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the lobby of Darden Hall.

This hands-on workshop will explain the federal and state financial aid process and give participants an opportunity to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online for the 2010-2011 academic year. The workshop is co-sponsored by UVa-Wise and the Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA).

The “Super Saturday” Workshop will start at 10 a.m. with a financial aid information session explaining the financial aid process and will include a question-and-answer session. At the conclusion of the information session, the staff from the Office of Financial Aid will assist high school seniors and their parents in completing their 2010-2011 FAFSA online.

In order to prepare for submitting an online FAFSA, students and parents should bring several items:

• Department of Education Personal Identification Number (PIN);
• Social Security numbers;
• student driver’s license (if applicable);
• parent and student (as applicable) 2009 W-2s and federal income tax returns;
• parent and student untaxed income records;
• parent and student bank statements;
• current business and investment mortgage information;
• business and farm records;
• stock, bond, and other investment records;
• alien registration card (for non-U.S. citizens);
• and a completed FAFSA on the Web Worksheet, which can be found online at, in the section entitled “Before Beginning a FAFSA.”

The workshop is open to all individuals interested in pursuing a college education. Students are encouraged to bring their parents.

Directions to campus may be viewed and downloaded from the College’s Web site at A campus map may be viewed at

Pre-registration for “Super Saturday” is requested by calling the Office of Financial Aid at 276-328-0139 by Thursday, Feb. 11.