Tidewater Community College marks February’s Financial Aid Awareness Month with a Financial Aid Expo on the Chesapeake Campus and workshops on its Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach campuses.

Financial aid experts will be available at the expo on Feb. 16 and 17 from 10:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Chesapeake Campus Student Center, 1428 Cedar Road. Prospective and current students can meet one-on-one with advisers to discuss scholarships, grants, work-study and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

For information, contact Jeannetta Hollins, financial aid coordinator on the Chesapeake Campus, at jhollins@tcc.edu or 757-822-5107.

For information on campus events, call TCC’s Information Center at 757- 822-1122. Events are subject to change and are on a first-come first-served basis.

A complete listing of dates and topics on all campuses is below:

Chesapeake Campus

Feb. 12: Make the grade to keep your aid
Learn about grade requirements, SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) and the student early-alert system.
11 a.m. – noon, George Pass Building, Room 197

Feb. 16 & 17: Financial Aid Expo – open to students, parents and the community
Learn about scholarships, grants, work-study, the FAFSA and speak with financial aid experts.
10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Chesapeake Campus Student Center

Feb. 25: Debt Management, A Financial Aid Perspective
A comprehensive workshop on student debt presented by TCC financial aid experts.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m., George Pass Building, Room 197

Norfolk Campus

Feb. 5, Feb. 19, March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, May 7
Loan management workshops
Learn how to manage your student loans.
11 a.m., Andrews Building, Room 1120

Feb. 4 & 18: How to apply for and keep your financial aid
Financial aid experts will tell you what you need to know to start the process and keep your aid.
10 – 11 a.m., Andrews Building, Financial Aid Computer Lab, Suite 1120

Feb. 4 & 18: Make the grade to keep your aid
Learn about grade requirements, SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) and the student early alert system.
10 a.m., Andrews Building, Room 1116

Portsmouth Campus

Feb. 10: How to apply for and keep your financial aid
Financial aid experts will tell you what you need to know to start the process and keep your aid.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Building A, Room 107A

Feb. 17: Make the grade to keep your aid
Learn about grade requirements, SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) and the student early alert system.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Building A, Room 107A

March 17: How to apply for and keep your financial aid
Financial aid experts will tell you what you need to know to start the process and keep your aid.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Building A, Room 107A

April 21: From here to a four-year school
Navigate the transfer process and learn what aid is available to you in the next steps, including TCC transfer scholarships.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Building A, Room 107A

April 30: Don’t default on that loan
Learn about repayment options and what happens when you don’t pay your loan back.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Building A, Room 107A

Virginia Beach Campus

Feb. 4 & 17: Dropped class, dropped aid
Learn how changes in enrollment can impact your eligibility for financial aid.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Virginia Beach Student Center, Room 302

Feb. 11: Make the grade to keep your aid
Learn about grade requirements, SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) and the student early alert system.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Virginia Beach Student Center, Room 302

March 17: How to apply for and keep your financial aid
Financial aid experts will tell you what you need to know to start the process and keep your aid.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Virginia Beach Student Center, Room 302

March 25: How to apply for and keep your financial aid
Financial aid experts will tell you what you need to know to start the process and keep your aid.
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Virginia Beach Student Center, Room 302