C of I to host FAFSA completion event

The College of Idaho will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 in Covell Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Financial aid and admission staff from the College will be on hand to answer questions and assist students and their families in filling out their FAFSA paperwork. All students are welcome to attend the event, free of charge, regardless of where they plan to attend college. Returning C of I students also are welcome to receive assistance with the filing process.

The College of Idaho’s priority deadline for FAFSA is Feb. 15, but students who apply afterward remain eligible to receive financial aid. For more information about the Feb. 23 event, FAFSA requirements or financial aid in general, send an email to [email protected], call admission counselor Danessa Christensen at (208) 459-5327 or visit

February is FAFSA Completion Month in the Treasure Valley. In addition to The College of Idaho event Feb. 23, Boise State (Feb. 2), College of Western Idaho (Feb. 16) and Northwest Nazarene University (Feb. 23) are hosting FAFSA events this month.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 11 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit