The Horizon

Anthony Hodge, undecided sophomore and Jessica Kay, nursing freshman, waiting in line to pay their bursar bills during the first week of classes.

Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

The longest shutdown in our nation’s history has far-reaching impacts
Ashley Smith and Bryce Shreve January 21, 2019

Since midnight on December 22, 2018, the United States federal government has been partially shut down. President Donald Trump won bigly by drawing it out to be the longest shutdown in our nation's history. Around...

With the new Prior-Prior Year policy, students can take advantage of filing their FAFSA — and therefore their student aid — earlier.

Prior-Prior Year Policy Eases FAFSA Application

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Reporter March 20, 2017

  The U.S. Department of Education has made a key change in the seemingly everlasting financial aid process. According to The U.S. Department of Education, this year sees the Prior-Prior Year Policy,...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Full-time students explain how they juggle classes and work
Morgan Wooden, Staff Writer September 13, 2016

Sitting behind the ceramics wheel on a humid Sunday morning in Knobview Hall, journalism and fine arts senior Charlyn Corum is wasting no time. Her projects have deadlines that are fast-approaching;...

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Horizon Guide: Financial Aid

Jordan Williams, Features Editor January 11, 2016

For most students, the application process of financial aid is a laborsome effort, but an effort that is necessary nonetheless. Whether it be the persistent tax forms or knowing which assets and annuities...

Financial aid counselor weighs in on how to handle student loan refunds

Laura Hubrich, Staff September 28, 2014

Each year, students can apply for federal aid and scholarships through IU Southeast’s financial aid department. Many students receive aid that will not only cover tuition expenses, but they also receive...

FAFSA fancies flawed, outdated form

IUS Horizon November 13, 2011

As the fall semester begins to wrap up, I find myself worrying about something approaching soon. I am not nervous about the large load of homework I have to conquer, finishing everything for my classes...

Conference provides student tuition alternatives

IUS Horizon October 23, 2011

Error: This eGraphic is optimized for a HTML5 compatible browser. Please update your browser. Financial Aid conducted a mini-conference on Oct. 18 in University Center North. The attendees were...

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