Free Financial Aid Help Available at SUNY Canton, Oct. 15

CANTON, NY (10/10/2016)(readMedia)-- Financial Aid professionals from SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will be available to help students and their families with their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in SUNY Canton's Nevaldine Hall South Rooms 117 and 119.

Both area State University of New York colleges cohost the free event for all prospective students and their families as part of the SUNY Statewide Financial Aid Day.

Students may now complete the FAFSA as early as October. In previous years, students had to wait to Jan. 1. Attendants should be prepared to provide their 2015 income and tax information.

Students and parents are encouraged to register for the event in advance at SUNY's Financial Aid Day Website or by calling 1-800-342-3811. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

For more information on Financial Aid Day, contact SUNY Canton's Student Service Center in the One-Hop Shop at (315) 386-7616, or email

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service and recently received number one rankings in library resources, library services and tutoring services in the SUNY Student Opinion Survey. The college's faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as nine exclusively online bachelor's degrees. The college's 15 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.