WSU Vancouver offers virtual public workshop on how to pay for college

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will host a series of online  A – Z of Paying for College Workshops this spring. 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 their parents/guardians will learn the many ways to make college affordable using 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:


• 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 


• 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11

• 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23


• 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 10

• 10 a.m. Thursday, March 25


• 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 6

• 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 21


• 10 a.m. Thursday, May 6

• 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18

No registration required. For more information and to attend a workshop, visit Workshops are presented on Zoom. If you don’t have Zoom, you can create a free account by visiting

About WSU Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the WSU system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. Both in person and online, 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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