BRATTLEBORO -- Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Community College of Vermont are teaming up to offer financial aid workshops at eight CCV sites across the state beginning Feb. 1. VSAC counselors and college aid professionals will meet with students and their families to assist with filing the online FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, as well as the Vermont grant application.

The sessions, 32 in all, will be held at CCV academic centers in Brattleboro and White River Junction on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., and Thursday, May 15, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Students and parents should each bring the following: Social Security number; most recent federal tax return; most recent W-2 or year-end pay stub; untaxed income records (child support); current checking and savings account balances; home value and debt (if applicable); business value and debt (if applicable); investment value (if applicable) and Alien Registration Card (if not a U.S. citizen).

Students born before Jan. 1, 1991, do not need to bring parent information. All documentation will be confidential and used solely to fill out individual forms.

For priority registration, call 800-642-3177 and ask for Outreach. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows. For directions, visit