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July 9, 2019

Application now open for 35 $250 Alumni Association Textbook Awards

Finlandia students who are enrolled for Fall 2019 are encouraged to apply for one of 35 $250 Alumni Association Textbook Awards. The Award, given in the form of a North Wind Books gift certificate, is open to all students who meet the following the criteria:

Enrolled full-time In good academic standing Degree-seeking

The application will be available open until Friday, August 9 at 4:30 p.m. and recipients will be notified by August 16.

The Alumni Association [...]

Giving Day
July 9, 2019

Giving Day Brings in $8,945 for Student Textbooks

In February of 2019, the Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) determined it wanted to give back to current students in a meaningful way. The FAB, led by president Monica Hill (’76), ultimately decided to raise funds to support a Textbook Award, to be given out in the form of a gift certificate to North Wind Books to help offset the rising cost of textbooks. The best way to do this? Set up Finlandia’s first Giving Day.

Giving Days have [...]

Finlandia Giving Day Schedule of Events
June 5, 2019

Finlandia Alumni Board hosting Giving Day to raise money for textbooks

The Finlandia Alumni Board will host a Giving Day to celebrate everything Finlandia University on June 19-20. The day, which will begin on June 19 at 8 am and run until noon on June 20, will feature social media challenges, downloadable games, information on alumni volunteer opportunities, and a fundraiser to raise money for Textbook Awards for students this fall.

“Most of our college memories are full of good times, camaraderie, and those long study hours,” said FAB [...]

March 7, 2019

You Missed the FAFSA Priority Deadline?! Don’t Worry It’s Not Too Late

Calling all Michigan students. The FAFSA priority deadline may have come and gone, but it’s not too late to get financial aid for the 2019-2020 academic year. The sooner a student submits their FAFSA, the more likely they are to receive the most available financial aid.

Students seeking financial aid must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA application is available from high school guidance offices, the Finlandia University Office of Financial Aid or the FAFSA [...]

February 11, 2019

FAFSA time is here, fill yours out before time is up on March 1

Calling all Michigan students, the FAFSA deadline is fast approaching. Don’t forget that all FAFSA’s need to be completed by March 1 in order to get the most out of your financial aid package for the coming year.

Students seeking financial aid must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA application is available from high school guidance offices, the Finlandia University Office of Financial Aid or the FAFSA application can be completed online at fafsa.gov. [...]

January 11, 2019

Refund Day is February 1

With the start of spring semester just around the corner, yay, most of you have probably started wondering…when will I get my refund?

Well we are here to tell you, the day is set. Refund Day is February 1 starting at 10 a.m.  Where you ask? Coordinator of Student Accounts Michelle Tanner’s office located in Old Main on the main floor in room 104.

Refund checks will be available this day and time, and not a moment sooner. Now, hurry back [...]

October 31, 2018

Financial Aid moves to Old Main

Financial Aid at Finlandia University has made the move from the Jutila Center to Old Main. Financial Aid staff can now be found on the west side of the main floor of Finlandia’s original building. Convenient and free parking is available in the lot behind the building. All e-mail addresses, fax numbers and phone numbers associated with Financial Aid remain the same.

Learn more about Financial Aid at FinnU by visiting finlandia.edu/finaid.

June 4, 2018

James Brey takes new role as Financial Aid Counselor

James Brey to transition from Enrollment Officer to Financial Aid Counselor

 

Finlandia University is pleased to announce that James Brey is transitioning to the role of Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid.

Brey, who joined the Finlandia staff last fall as an Enrollment Officer with Admissions, brings a wealth of experience to the position. He earned his Bachelor’s in Business Management from FinnU in 2012 and has worked as a retention representative for Prudential, director of sales [...]

February 17, 2017

Finlandia introduces $4,000 U.P. Commitment Grant and frozen tuition for 2017-18

Efforts are first step of comprehensive redesign of financial aid practices

Finlandia University has introduced a new $4,000 grant for students who graduated from an Upper Peninsula high school, and announced it is maintaining current rates for tuition and room and board for the upcoming year.

“Finlandia has a strong record of controlling price increases over the long-term and maximizing financial aid to prospective students,” President Philip Johnson  said. “We can do more, however, especially for our neighboring communities in [...]

February 17, 2017

Sandra Turnquist provides advice on how to best navigate Financial Aid

On this installment of Finlandia Fridays Director of Student Financial Services Sandra Turnquist speaks all things financial aid. Turnquist outlines a two new financial aid opportunities to Finlandia students, the U.P. Commitment Grant and Service Scholarship. She also touches on Finlandia’s frozen tuition for the upcoming year. Outside of the announcement, Turnquist highlights that the priority deadline that is quickly approaching. Michigan recommends that all financial aid forms be submitted by March 1, so that all possible financial aid options are still [...]