During the break what a great time to catch up with your student about their fall semester and to take a look at some upcoming financial related items. The semester break can be a good time to go over spending (and savings!) with your student. The academic year is half over, so checking in

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The Spring 2018 Statement of Account will be available to view on CASHNet on December 11, 2017 for those students/families not currently participating in a monthly payment plan. The Spring 2018 payment and payment arrangement deadline is January 2, 2018.  Make sure your Authorized Payer email address information is up to date in CASHNet so

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Although summer is filled with celebrations, BBQs, fun and sun, it is also a very important time to begin planning for your transition to being on GU’s campus. Students should be monitoring their ZagMail email (and forward to you) because departments all around campus are sending information so families are as prepared as possible for

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By: Kelly Wentz, Financial Aid Summer is filled with busy activities, but it is important to remember that this is when we communicate with you the most regarding your financial aid and student account! It is important that your student continually check their ZagMail account for important updates from our offices. Here are a few

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Kelly Wentz, Financial Aid Scholarship searching is the equivalent of having a second (or third) job! Many scholarships require essays along with their applications, and with the Internet, searching for scholarships can take endless hours. Yet, the time and energy spent can help alleviate student loans that will have to be paid back once your

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Kelly Wentz, Financial Aid Summer offers a great opportunity to earn some extra money for college expenses. If your student is staying in the Spokane area, work opportunities are available, even if they are not registered for classes during the summer. Both on- and off-campus work study programs are open to those students who qualify.

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By: Sarah Gill, Financial Aid After receiving your initial financial aid award, you may be wondering if it would be helpful for you to call the Financial Aid Office to explain some of the numbers you put on the FAFSA. Whether the FAFSA does not accurately reflect your current financial situation, or your financial circumstances

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By: Sarah Gill, Financial Aid Hopefully you have filed the 2015-16 FAFSA if you have a student who will be attending college any time in the 2015-2016 school year. If not, you can still file; just be sure to do so quickly at www.fafsa.gov, as some funds are awarded first-come, first-served. You probably didn’t have

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By: Sherri Peterson, Financial Aid It’s time to start thinking about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2015-2016 FAFSA opens up on January 1st and can be filed for free at www.fafsa.gov. The Gonzaga funded scholarships and grants will be renewed if your student meets the Gonzaga Guarantee requirements; however, if your

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Not asking for help – This is not only true in financial aid, but throughout Gonzaga. There are a ton of resources available to students and we are happy to point students in the right direction, but we can’t help out if we don’t know you need it. Sharing your PIN number – We know not to

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