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PCC schedules financial aid day

Help filling out federal aid forms will be available on four campuses Jan. 21

Portland Community College officials will help students wind their way through the financial aid maze during a one-day event next month.

Designed for students looking for money to go to college and who need help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, the event will be held on four PCC campuses on Saturday, Jan. 21.

PCC is partnering with College Goal Oregon in the effort.

Students can visit any of four PCC locations across the Portland metropolitan area from 9 a.m. to noon. Spanish language advisers will be available at all locations.

Here are the Financial Aid Day locations:

Technology Education Building, first floor, Cascade campus (705 N Killingsworth St., Portland). Phone is 971-722-5291.

Building 2, First Floor Lobby, Rock Creek campus (17705 NW Springville Road, Portland). Phone is 971-722-7225.

College Center Building, lower mall, Sylvania campus (12000 SW 49th Ave., Portland). Phone is 971-722-8521.

Mount Tabor Hall, Great Hall, Southeast center (2305 SE 82nd Ave., Portland). Phone is 971-722-6348.

Students and their parents should attend if possible, and bring Social Security numbers, birth dates and federal student aid Personal Identification Number to sign their application electronically. In addition, students and parents will need proof of income for 2011 and their 2011 W-2s, the last pay stub from 2010 or 2010 tax returns, as well as current value of assets.