Parents & Families

Students from move in day.

Parents & families–you’re a big part of our community too.

We understand that you want to be involved with your student’s experience.  So, below you will find helpful information.

Your Student Can Get Their Spring Swarm Gear On! 

The names of all students who meet the deadlines for FAFSA and forms will go into a drawing for three $50 gift cards at The Merc, helping winners to get their Spring Swarm gear on!

File Your FAFSA by March 1      File FAFSA

Students are being encouraged to complete their FAFSA applications by March 1. Students and their families may complete a renewal FAFSA for 2018-19 using 2016 tax information, which can be transmitted directly from the IRS using the data retrieval tool (DRT). 

Complete Forms by April 15     Login to Self Service

Students should complete ALL forms by April 15. Check Self Service Financial Aid Home for a Checklist of Actions Needed. Parents must be granted View/Add Proxy Access from student student for Self Service access under User Options menu.  

Ask your student to check their E&H email for reminders from Housing or Financial Aid for more details.