Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., CST.
College Countdown MS FAFSA Days provides students and their parents with one-on-one assistance in completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)and the MS Office of Student Financial Aid application with guidance on funding from federal, state, college, and private resources. The FAFSA Days take place at high schools with students making 30-minute appointments to ensure one-on-one assistance is available.
Schools are encouraged to plan FAFSA Days as soon as possible. The FAFSA is available as early as October 1 which allows students more time to explore and understand their financial aid options and determine what colleges they can best afford to attend.
Participating high school counselors are provided with marketing tools to promote the event, and students are notified of what information to bring to their appointment. Check out our short Guide to a Successful FAFSA Day. Counselors, see the chart below to schedule a FAFSA Days based on your location. If you don’t see the county where your school is located, contact Shannon Grimsley at 601.321.5530 for details and alternatives to help your seniors complete the FAFSA.
Contact: Brian Thomas, firstname.lastname@example.org | 601-321-5532
Counties: Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Scott, Warren, Yazoo
Contact: Kimberly Trosclair, email@example.com | 228-875-4441
Counties: George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone
Contact: TJ Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org | 662-349-2789
Counties: Benton, Coahoma, Desoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tunica
Adams, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Simpson
Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc
Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Winston
Forrest, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion
Amite, Pike, Walthall, Wilkinson
Meridian High School, Northeast High School, Southeast High School
Gail Muse Beggs
Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery, Webster
Please contact any of the individuals below for more information on MS College Access or any of its components:
MS College Access and College Application Days
Director of P20 Partnerships
Policy and Strategic Initiatives
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
FAFSA Completion Days and Volunteer information
Assistant Director for Get2College Program
Woodward Hines Education Foundation (Formerly Education Services Foundation)
2600 Lakeland Terrace
Jackson, MS 39216