WSU Vancouver offers public workshop on how to pay for college

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will host the of A – Z of Paying for College Workshop at a variety of local venues this fall. The workshop is a public service for all prospective and current college students, regardless of the college you choose to attend. It is free and open to the public.

Prospective students and parents will learn how to make college affordable with grants, loans, savings, scholarships and work. Find out which money is free, which needs to be paid back, and learn about important forms and deadlines. Presenters will provide strategies and answer commonly asked questions about applying for financial aid and scholarships, including the kinds of scholarships available.

The workshops will be held as follows:

6 – 7 p.m. Sept. 10
WSU Vancouver
Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110

6 – 7 p.m. Sept. 17
Heritage High School
7825 NE 130th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98682

1 – 2 p.m. Sept. 28
Fort Vancouver Library, Columbia Room
901 C Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

6 – 7 p.m. Oct. 1
Camas High School Library
26900 SE 15th Street
Camas, WA 98607

6 – 7 p.m. Oct. 10
Ridgefield High School
2630 S Hillhurst Road
Ridgefield, WA 98642

6 – 7 p.m. Oct. 15
Columbia River High School
800 NW 99th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665

6 – 7 p.m. Oct. 17
WSU Vancouver
Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110

6 – 7 p.m. Nov. 6
WSU Vancouver
Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110

6 – 7 p.m. Dec. 10
WSU Vancouver
Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110

About WSU Vancouver

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-TRAN bus service. Free event parking will be available in Orange 2 lot for all workshops held on the WSU Vancouver campus.

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations. 

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

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