May/June 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!
June 3: SAT Test Date
June 5-6: College Access Counselor Retreat (OSRHE), Sequoyah State Park, Hulbert, OK
June 6-8: Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV
June 10: ACT Test Date
June 20: First Day of Summer
June 26-29: National Association for Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Conference, San Diego, CA
June 30: Postmark Deadline for Oklahoma’s Promise
June 30-July 2: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Conference on Teaching Excellence, Denver, CO
July 4: Independence Day (OCAP Offices Closed)
July 8-11: American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Annual Conference, Denver, CO
July 10: EngageOK “On the Road,”Yukon
July 11: EngageOK “On the Road,” Tulsa
July 12: EngageOK “On the Road,” Enid
July 13: EngageOK “On the Road,” Weatherford
July 18: EngageOK “On the Road,” Durant
July 19: EngageOK “On the Road,” Ada
July 20: EngageOK “On the Road,” Cache