GCC’s AEOC Office Offers FREE “FAFSA and Fries” Workshops!
Written by WBTA STAFF on October 25, 2019
What: GCC’s AEOC Office Offers FREE “FAFSA and Fries” Workshops!
When: 1st Monday of every month starting November 4, 2019 from 12 – 7 p.m.
Where: McDonald’s – 573 East Main Street, Batavia NY 14020
Who: Current and Future Students, Parents and Guardians of all ages!
Background: GCC is please to announce the return of “FAFSA and Fries” – the popular FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshops to assist any current or potential new students from Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming Counties who is planning to attend any college. The first session is Monday, November 4, 2019 from 12 – 7 p.m.
At these sessions, the Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC) from Genesee Community College will help students and their families complete the FAFSA and TAP (Tuition Assistance Program) and GED enrollment forms, conduct scholarship searches, college or trade school searches and so much more.
“FAFSA and Fries” sessions will be held on the first Monday of every month from 12 – 7 p.m. at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 573 East Main Street in Batavia. Sessions are currently scheduled through January of 2020; however the calendar of AEOC support workshops and financial aid events and more is available at www.genesee.edu/aeoc/.
Participants are encouraged to contact AEOC@genesee.edu to reserve a seat in any session and to learn what information and materials should be brought to the session. Walk-ins are also welcome! Participants will also enjoy French fries compliments of McDonald’s.
The AEOC serves students of all ages and provides its services free of charge for college and trade school students, veteran’s, GED students, those seeking career counseling and more. All of the AEOC services are available to anyone, not just students of Genesee Community College.
Parents, guardians and students are also encouraged to check out the totally free FAFSA and NYS Tap grant workshops being held at the Richmond Memorial Library, located at 19 Ross Street in Batavia, NY on:
• Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 4 – 8 p.m.
• Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 12 – 4 p.m.
• Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 4 – 8 p.m.
Individuals interested in any of these opportunities are encouraged to contact the AEOC office at 1-888-394-2362 or via email at AEOC@genesee.edu.