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Class of 2020 urged to add FAFSA to graduation checklist


RALEIGH — North Carolina leaders are concerned that only half of the state’s high school seniors have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). During the entire month of June, high school seniors are strongly encouraged to file their FAFSA to take the first step toward free or affordable college. Read more about that by clicking here.

The FAFSA is valuable for graduates seeking a certification, attending a community college, joining the armed forces or heading to a four-year institution of higher learning. Completing the application positions students to receive federal funds that could assist with their next steps after high school. More information and opportunities are available by clicking here

NCDPI, UNC System partner, promote postsecondary education

The University of North Carolina System and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction are working together to keep COVID-19 from getting in the way of postsecondary educational opportunities for the state's students. That includes the UNC Board of Governors having modified the minimum eligibility standards for admission. More details are available by clicking here




Updated June 1, 2020