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The Money Part

The Money Part 2012

Financing your education is an on-going process that requires significant planning and follow-up, and we’re here to help. “The Money Part” is an intimate workshop, hosted by the Office of Student Financial Services and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, designed to assist students and their families in beginning and understanding this process.

In the workshop we will discuss:

View this video for more information regarding the completion of your FAFSA

How to get the most out of the workshop experience:

We suggest you to complete the following steps prior to attending the workshop:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which includes Columbia’s school code – 001665. Complete a 2012-2013 FAFSA  if you haven't already done so if you are planning on untilizing financial aid during the Spring 2013 semester.
  2. Create a list of questions you currently have regarding college expenses and how to pay for them.
  3. Come prepared with an idea of your desired enrollment status (i.e. part-time vs. full-time), and housing choices (i.e. commuter, residing with parents, living on campus).

View this video for a more detailed exercise on calculating your costs.


Click one of the dates below to RSVP. Once you complete the RSVP process you will receive a confirmation email.
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 6:00pm – 7:15pm Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 6:00pm – 7:15pm Friday, April 26th, 2013 4:00pm – 5:15pm
Friday, April 12th, 2013 4:00pm – 5:15pm Friday, June 7th, 2013 3:00pm- 4:15pm
Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 6:00pm – 7:15pm Friday, June 14th, 2013 3:00pm – 4:15pm
Saturday, April 20th, 2013 11:00am – 12:15pm Friday, June 21th, 2013 3:00pm – 4:15pm
Saturday, April 20th, 2013 1:00pm – 2:15pm Friday, June 28th, 2013 3:00pm – 4:15pm


If you would like to know more about this event, please call Student Financial Services at 1.866.705.0200. Remember, the sooner you start planning, the sooner you can enjoy the best parts of college life!


In an attempt to improve the workshop experience, we would like to ask you to complete this survey. Your feedback to 6 easy questions will help us improve the experience for new participants.