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Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

Ashley Smith and Bryce Shreve

January 21, 2019

Since midnight on December 22, 2018, the United States federal government has been partially shut down. President Donald Trump won bigly by drawing it out to be the longest shutdown in our nation's history. Around 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or working without pay, according to...

Prior-Prior Year Policy Eases FAFSA Application

Prior-Prior Year Policy Eases FAFSA Application

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017

  The U.S. Department of Education has made a key change in the seemingly everlasting financial aid process. According to The U.S. Department of Education, this year sees the Prior-Prior Year Policy, which took effect in October 2016 with the intention to end late filing of the Free Application ...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Morgan Wooden, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

Sitting behind the ceramics wheel on a humid Sunday morning in Knobview Hall, journalism and fine arts senior Charlyn Corum is wasting no time. Her projects have deadlines that are fast-approaching; she knows she will not have the extra time during the week, and she does not want her grades to...

Horizon Guide: Financial Aid

Horizon Guide: Financial Aid

Jordan Williams, Features Editor

January 11, 2016

For most students, the application process of financial aid is a laborsome effort, but an effort that is necessary nonetheless. Whether it be the persistent tax forms or knowing which assets and annuities are best to file, making sure that a FAFSA application is free of any inconsistencies is an overwhelming...

Financial aid counselor weighs in on how to handle student loan refunds

Laura Hubrich, Staff

September 28, 2014

Each year, students can apply for federal aid and scholarships through IU Southeast’s financial aid department. Many students receive aid that will not only cover tuition expenses, but they also receive an amount greater than what their tuition is. Leslie Turner, financial aid counselor, explains...

FAFSA fancies flawed, outdated form

IUS Horizon

November 13, 2011

As the fall semester begins to wrap up, I find myself worrying about something approaching soon. I am not nervous about the large load of homework I have to conquer, finishing everything for my classes or finals approaching in December. I am not even concerned with what classes I will be taking next s...

Conference provides student tuition alternatives

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

Error: This eGraphic is optimized for a HTML5 compatible browser. Please update your browser. Financial Aid conducted a mini-conference on Oct. 18 in University Center North. The attendees were treated to light refreshments as they had the opportunity to attend several 30-minute lectures on ...