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Baker College of Owosso to Hold College Financial Aid Workshop Feb. 22

February 13, 2014

Free event for all college-bound students

OWOSSO, Mich. – Baker College of Owosso will hold its 2014 Financial Aid Workshop, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, 1309 S. M-52, Owosso. The workshop is free of charge and open to all high school seniors and their families, regardless of whether or not the students have identified their college of choice. Reservations are limited.

The event is designed to help attendees understand the various types of financial aid and to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2014-2015 academic year by the March 1 deadline. Statistics show that students who complete and submit FAFSA forms are more likely to go to college.

The schedule is:

  • 9-9:30 a.m.    Registration
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.    Financial Aid Workshop
  • 11:30 a.m.    Optional campus tours

Advisors will be available to provide one-on-one assistance to complete the online FAFSA form, answer questions and offer information about Baker College of Owosso.

If possible, students and parents should bring their 2013 federal and state 1040 tax returns, W-2 forms and untaxed income amounts (such as ADC, SSI, child support, etc.)

To make a reservation, contact the Baker College admissions office at 989.729.3350 or 800.879.3797, or, visit the Baker College website at baker.edu, click on Future Students, select Financial Aid Workshop in the drop-down menu and specify the Owosso campus.

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FAQ'S

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is regionally accredited—the highest level of accreditation awarded in the U.S.—by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the following regional institutional accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: http://www.hlcommission.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

  • How do I apply for a student loan?

    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin.

    If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.

    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
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Baker College of Owosso to Hold College Financial Aid Workshop Feb. 22

February 13, 2014

Free event for all college-bound students

OWOSSO, Mich. – Baker College of Owosso will hold its 2014 Financial Aid Workshop, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, 1309 S. M-52, Owosso. The workshop is free of charge and open to all high school seniors and their families, regardless of whether or not the students have identified their college of choice. Reservations are limited.

The event is designed to help attendees understand the various types of financial aid and to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2014-2015 academic year by the March 1 deadline. Statistics show that students who complete and submit FAFSA forms are more likely to go to college.

The schedule is:

  • 9-9:30 a.m.    Registration
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.    Financial Aid Workshop
  • 11:30 a.m.    Optional campus tours

Advisors will be available to provide one-on-one assistance to complete the online FAFSA form, answer questions and offer information about Baker College of Owosso.

If possible, students and parents should bring their 2013 federal and state 1040 tax returns, W-2 forms and untaxed income amounts (such as ADC, SSI, child support, etc.)

To make a reservation, contact the Baker College admissions office at 989.729.3350 or 800.879.3797, or, visit the Baker College website at baker.edu, click on Future Students, select Financial Aid Workshop in the drop-down menu and specify the Owosso campus.

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  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is regionally accredited—the highest level of accreditation awarded in the U.S.—by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the following regional institutional accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: http://www.hlcommission.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

  • How do I apply for a student loan?

    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin.

    If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.

    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
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Baker totally prepared me to do my job. 

Marge Stoika