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Kean University to Host Second Annual FAFSA Jamboree

UNION, N.J. - The Department of Student Financial Services at Kean University will host the 2010 FAFSA Jamboree on Sunday, June 6, from noon to 4 p.m. in the University Center, located on the Kean campus at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union, N.J.

Sponsored by New Jersey's College Access Challenge Grant, the second annual event will familiarize students with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All high school seniors are encouraged to attend. “I am pleased to invite local high school seniors and their families to come and receive free financial aid guidance from dedicated professionals in the field,” said Charlie Xu, director of Student Financial Services at Kean University.

This informative event will feature a free barbecue, entertainment and giveaways, including free T-shirts for all guests.

For further information, please contact Sharon Audet, director of the Office of Financial Aid at Kean University, at 908-737-3203.

Founded in 1855, Kean University has become one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, boasting a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. While Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers, it is also a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment, offering more than 50 undergraduatedegrees and more than 45 options leading to a master’s degree, doctorate, professional diploma and/or state certification(s). Five undergraduate colleges and the Nathan Weiss Graduate College now serve more than 15,000 students.