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WSU Vancouver offers public workshop on how to pay for college - 09/12/23

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will host four A – Z of Paying for College Workshops this fall. The workshop is a public service for all prospective and current college students, regardless of the college you choose to attend. 

Prospective students and guardians 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 one-hour workshops will be held at 5:30 p.m. as follows:

  • Sept. 26 on Zoom
  • Oct. 25 in Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110 on campus
  • Nov. 21 on Zoom
  • Dec. 19 in Dengerink Administration Building, Room 129 on campus

The workshops are free and open to the public. Register at Free parking in Orange 2 lot for in-person workshops. WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205. Find a campus map at Visit to get the Zoom link for online workshops.

About WSU Vancouver

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-TRAN bus service. Find a campus map at is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay lot for $4 a day, $2 after 5 p.m. and free after 7 p.m. and on weekends.

As one of six campuses of the WSU 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. 

WSU Vancouver is located on the homelands of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and Peoples of the Lower Columbia Valley. We acknowledge their presence here. WSU Vancouver expresses its respect towards these original and current caretakers of the region. We pledge that these relationships will be built on mutual trust and respect. 

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