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Financial Aid Knowledge Base

What are the requirements for a student filing the FAFSA as an independent?

Your answers to questions on the FAFSA determine whether you are considered a dependent or independent student. The questions change a little from one year’s FAFSA to the next year’s; for instance, the 2013–14 FAFSA asks whether you were born before Jan. 1, 1990, while the ...

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What is the priority deadline for the FAFSA?

For new students the priority deadline is 3/15, and 3/30 for returning students.  We have a priority deadline in place so we can fairly distribute limited federal funding, to provide students with the adequate time needed to finalize their aid, and to decide on the financing options that best ...

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Where should I send my completed financial aid documents?

You can send your completed forms to the financial aid office in various ways:  email, fax, or, mail.  You can email your completed forms to , fax 276-326-4356, or mail to Bluefield College, Attn:  Financial Aid, 3000 College Drive, Bluefield, VA.  If you email or fax the ...

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Where can I find the VTAG application?

You can find the VTAG application and other forms you may need at www.bluefield.edu/forms. If you received VTAG in the prior year then you are not required to complete a new application.

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Where do I complete my entrance counseling and Master Promissory Note?

The entrance counseling and promissory note for each academic year become available at April 1. Students need to go to the www.studentloans.gov site to complete the requirements. Students will be completing the entrance counseling for an undergraduate program, and the promissory note for a ...

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