TROY Financial Aid Vice Chancellor talks changes to FAFSA for 24-25 year

The FAFSA Simplification Act brings several changes for the upcoming academic year.

The FAFSA Simplification Act brings several changes for the upcoming academic year.

In anticipation of the 2024-2025 FAFSA Simplification Act, Troy University Associate Vice Chancellor of Financial Aid Alicia Bookout explains the new changes students and families can expect to encounter, including the application process, the Student Aid Index, Pell Grants and reportable assets, among others.

“There are a number of benefits to the FAFSA Simplification Act,…

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Troy University commits to College Cost Transparency Initiative

Troy University has been officially recognized for its commitment to clarity and transparency regarding the cost of college.

Troy University has been officially recognized for its commitment to clarity and transparency regarding the cost of college.

On Oct. 9, Troy University became one of more than 400 partner institutions across 44 states committed to the College Cost Transparency Initiative, a task force representing higher education associations with a sole focus on helping institutions communicate with students and families about college costs in a way that is clear, accurate and helpful.

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Financial Aid website enhanced to improve service to TROY students

Students now have access to a more dynamic Financial Aid website on troy.edu.

Students now have access to a more dynamic Financial Aid website on troy.edu.

A new Financial Aid webpage will help streamline the process for Troy University students.

The new landing page for Financial Aid features a prominent FASFA button and a Student Aid Mobile app to facilitate the FAFSA process, according to Dr. Jim Bookout, Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance and Business Affairs.

A newly redesigned Financial Aid website has…

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Troy University to host College Affordability Day

College Affordability Day will connect prospective students with experts who can provide insight into scholarships, student loans and financial aid.

College Affordability Day will connect prospective students with experts who can provide insight into scholarships, student loans and financial aid.

Troy University is hosting College Affordability Day events on Thursday, Nov. 17, designed to help prospective students learn more about scholarships, financial aid and other ways to make college more affordable.

“We don’t want anyone to be under the impression that the inability to afford college is a barrier,” said Buddy Starling, Troy University’s Associate…

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