Act now to maximize financial aid opportunities

Date released: 02/03/04

SAN MARCOS – Students at Texas State University-San Marcos interested in filing for Fall 2004 financial aid should begin the process now.

The Office of Student Financial Aid at Texas State recommends that students file for aid as soon as possible in order to improve chances of maximizing potential financial aid packages. The 2004-2005 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be found on-line at

A FAFSA needs to be completed each academic year. The application is used to apply for state and federal grants, work-study, and student and parent loans. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has developed a comprehensive resource on applying and paying for college available at

The Office of Student Financial Aid at Texas State is available to assist in accessing available funds to help defray students’ educational costs. For more information, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website at or call (512) 245-2315.