Need money for college? Lone Star College-University Park can help!

Do you need money for college but don’t know how financial aid works? Lone Star College-University Park can assist students with several free financial aid workshops available through April 1.

LSC-University Park’s office of financial aid will provide students with on-site assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA is used to determine eligibility for federal and state financial aid programs such as grants, student loans and work study.

Workshops will be held on the following Thursdays: Feb. 28, March 7, March 21 and March 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. and on the following Mondays:  March 25 and April 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Students and their parents should bring their completed 2012 tax return and W2s.

All workshops will be held in Building 13, Room 731 of at LSC-University Park, 20515 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070.

For more information on these financial aid workshops, call 281-290-3700 or go to Lone Star.edu/UP.

University Park is the newest LSCS campus and includes one of the two LSCS university centers. The campus is located at the corner of State Highway 249 and Louetta Road across from Vintage Park. For more information about LSC-University Park, call 281.290.2600 or visit LoneStar.edu/UP.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.