Complete or Correct Your 2024-25 FAFSA/ CASFA Today!

 
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Events

The Outreach and Community Engagement team holds outreach events and training in the community, for K12 partners and colleges and universities. 
 

 

 


CDHE Events 

 

Opportunity Next, through Colorado OEDIT, is offering FAFSA/CASFA webinars for Colorado high school counselors, students and families. The webinars are facilitated by uAspire, a national leader in financial aid.

Counselor Webinars

Tailored to staff’s experience and Colorado context, our virtual courses offer best-in-class instruction, action planning, and tools to use with students and families.


March 18, 2024: Opportunity Next Colorado and uAspire: FAFSA Completion Part 1

Fill out the request form to access the recording.

 

April 2, 2024: Opportunity Next Colorado and uAspire: FAFSA Completion Part 2

Fill out the request form to access the recording.

 

April 17, 2024: Opportunity Next Colorado and uAspire: CASFA Counselor Training

Click here to access the recording.


FAFSA Follow-up

Guide students through the common challenges and many steps after the FAFSA, like FAFSA Submission Summary review and verification. One 90-minute session. 

April 15, 2024: Opportunity Next Colorado and uAspire: FAFSA Follow-up and Verification

Fill out the request form to access the recording


Financial Aid Offer Review

Help students compare college costs and make an informed college choice by analyzing their financial aid offers using uAspire’s College Cost Calculator. One 90-minute session. 

April 22 | 9:00 - 10:30 AM MST April 23 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM MST


Summer Steps for Financial Aid

Reduce “summer melt” by supporting students with the many financial aid activities they must complete over the summer to successfully transition to college. One 90-minute session. 

May 14 | 9:00 - 10:30 AM MST May 15 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM MST


Virtual Events

Live interactive webinars provide students and families with information and support on the financial aid process and opportunities to ask questions and access resources. 


FAFSA Walkthrough 

Walks students and families through the FAFSA, the information needed, and how to answer questions.
April 29, May 13,* May 29

Register for FAFSA Walkthrough

*May 13th FAFSA webinar is for students entering registered apprenticeships, training programs, and technical colleges


Colorado Application for State Financial Aid (CASFA) Student and Family Workshop 

Join Opportunity Next and the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Outreach and Community Engagement team for a CASFA workshop. This workshop will provide high school students and their families with information on the FAFSA/CASFA process. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

May 2

Register for CASFA Workshop


Financial Aid Offer Review

Understand and compare your financial aid offers from different colleges. Learn to use uAspire's College Cost Calculator to estimate the full costs of attending multiple colleges to make informed financial decisions about where to go to college and how to pay for it.

April 24, June 11

Register for Financial Aid Offers


Next Steps Post-FAFSA

Explains the steps to take after the FAFSA, such as reviewing the FAFSA Submission Summary, making corrections and adding schools to the FAFSA, and completing verification.

May 21, June 5

Register for FAFSA Follow-up


To request an event with the Outreach and Community Engagement team, please submit an event request form.For additional questions, please email mcj@dhe.state.co.us.  

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