Vincennes University, Vincennes University Jasper hosting College Goal Sunday Nov. 3 - External Relations
Vincennes University, Vincennes University Jasper hosting College Goal Sunday Nov. 3
October 28, 2019 / Vincennes University, Vincennes University Jasper
hosting College Goal Sunday on Nov. 3
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University and Vincennes University
Jasper will provide college-bound students and their families help in
filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during College Goal Sunday on
The free event will be held from 2-4 p.m. (EST) on the VU campus in
the Updike Hall Center for Science, Engineering and Mathematics in the
SEM Learning Lab, Room 132.
College Goal Sunday will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the VU Jasper
campus in the Jasper Campus Classroom Building.
Students should attend College Goal Sunday with their parent(s) or
guardian(s), and parents’ should bring completed 2018 IRS 1040 tax
returns, W-2 Forms and other 2018 income and benefits information.
Students who worked last year should bring their income information as
well. Students 24 years of age or older may attend alone and bring
their own completed 2018 IRS 1040 tax return, W-2 Form or other 2018
income and benefits information. Students and parents are encouraged
to apply for their U.S. Department of Education FSA IDs at fsaid.ed.gov before
coming to the event.
College Goal Sunday is in its 31st year and has helped more than
94,000 Indiana students and their families complete the FAFSA properly
and on time.
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY JASPER CAMPUS The Vincennes University
Jasper Campus is a vital part of Indiana’s first college, Vincennes
University. The Jasper Campus fulfills the vision of CoHERE, a Dubois
County citizens group founded in 1960, that was dedicated to improving
area education and cultural enrichment. Vincennes University joined as
a strong partner, opening a Jasper location in 1970.
VU Jasper features a beautiful 140-acre campus on the southeast
side of Jasper. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, VUJ
tuition and fees rank among the most affordable of all Indiana
colleges. In addition to offering associate degree and certificate
programs, VUJ students can complete a bachelor’s degree online or at
the Vincennes Campus.
VU Jasper’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing
is a hub for community engagement in local education. It is home to
the Career Advancement Partnership (CAP) program, a major workforce
development initiative between VUJ and local manufacturing companies.
It also houses several programs for the Patoka Valley Career and
Technical Education Cooperative, including a new Automation and
In addition to the CTIM, other campus facilities include the
Alvin C. Ruxer Student Center, Arnold F. Habig Library Learning
Center, Administrative Classroom Building, and a Jasper Campus
Classroom Building that holds a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory
for healthcare training. Adjacent to the campus is the Jasper Arts
Center, which includes a 675-seat theater and visual arts galleries.
The VU Jasper Campus serves thousands of students in Dubois,
Spencer, Martin, Perry, Crawford, Harrison, Pike, Orange, Daviess,
Lawrence and surrounding counties in Indiana. More information is
available at www.vinu.edu/web/jasper-campus
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
Information Director 812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
VUNews@vinu.edu, email@example.com VINCENNES UNIVERSITY,
Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom