York Technical College will host College Goal SC, a free public event designed for local college-bound students and their families to receive assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA).

The event will take place on the College’s main campus on Saturday, February 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in the lobby of Building A. Those planning to attend York Tech or another college/university are welcome to attend.

“This event provides students with great guidance and financial aid information that will apply to any institution,” stated Tim Mention, Financial Aid Counselor at York Tech. “We understand that completing the FAFSA may be stressful for families which is why we’re happy to offer this event and our services to the community.” College Goal South Carolina is supported by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, South Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and funded by The National College Access Network.

York Technical College will have counselors available to answer financial aid questions while also guiding individuals through the FAFSA. College Goal SC participants should bring the following documents:

  • Social security number
  • Alien registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • Most recent (2015) federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of income earned
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • Federal Student Aid ID to sign electronically

Federal Student Aid IDs can be obtained from This ID is necessary to sign and submit the FAFSA.

Dependent students will also need to bring all of the above documents for their parent. To determine whether the student is dependent or independent, please visit

For more information about attending College Goal SC 2017, Please contact Tim Mention at 803-981-7139 or visit