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In the fall of every academic year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens the process for students to determine their eligibility for financial aid which is done through an online form on the Federal Student Aid website.Having eligibility for financial aid helps students afford tuition costs as attending a university is costly and many expenses such as classes, supplies and housing must be paid for. Through FAFSA, students are able to receive scholarships and grants which is money they do not have to pay back. The university offers a number of resources for students to apply and receive free funding for their college experience.
Cougar Link is Kean University's interactive online hub for involvement on campus. Whether it be finding events virtually and in-person or joining a club/organization, Cougar Link has become one of the most essential tools for a successful college experience.
Cougar Link is a great resource for the Kean Community to utilize for various reasons. One of the main aspects of Cougar Link is that it lists all of the upcoming remote and in-person events hosted by various campus organizations and departments. This tool is a great way to get involved and stay connected, especially while being remote.
Many students can say that they feel comfortable with the program they started college with. However, other students may have decided that their initial choice no longer fits with their future plans.
With a new semester ahead of Kean students, it might be difficult for one to orient themselves back into the school schedule. So make sure to set an alarm, grab a cup of coffee and open a laptop, Spring 2021 is finally here! But with a new semester comes more work and more tests. Here are some helpful tips in studying for the new semester.
The Kean University Business Plan Competition is organized by the Kean School of Management and Marketing in the College of Business and Public Management. The competition encourages students to think innovatively and learn more about creating a business plan. This year’s competition was held on Dec 4. at 9 a.m., via Zoom.
On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Sophomore Class of 2023 and Junior Class of 2022 are hosting a virtual paint-and-sip via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., to help students relax and clear their minds.
As the fall semester nears its end, students are busy studying for exams, preparing for an unorthodox holiday season and trying to keep the stress away. This winter will be different, though, because of the isolation made necessary by Covid-19. For many, jobs as well as their classes have proceeded online - but, for the five-week space between semesters, staying in touch with peers and keeping up with the community will require some novelty.
With the Spring 2021 semester approaching quickly, it is important for students to know about the housing procedures that will take place. Students will still be allowed and encouraged to reside on campus.
Bring in the cheer! Now more than ever, it is important to express gratitude and cultivate a sense of togetherness with one's loved ones. Here are five ways to celebrate the holidays this year.
A minor is a secondary academic discipline chosen by a student that complements the major they've selected and develops a different area of study.
Throughout the week of Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, Kean's Student Health Services are hosting virtual events with programming around health and wellness.
The Kean University Student Class of 2021 held a presentation on the final steps of completing senior year and what to look forward to after. This event took place on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
As they often do in the fall, finals have snuck up quickly, and with Thanksgiving recess approaching, many students are already preparing for their exams. As they were during the spring semester, this term's finals present the added challenge of studying remotely. The isolation and distance from conventional learning make it even more important than ever to study efficiently, with detail and responsibly.
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Leadership Institute held their third and final Chapter After event of the semester. The topic was networking. It took place on Zoom from 7 to 8 p.m.
Registration for the upcoming Winter 2020 session is underway, and its schedule features a variety of courses that can help students in any field of study get ahead or catch up with their paths to graduation. This year, Winter session courses will be held online from Tuesday, Dec. 22 and concluding on Saturday, Jan. 16. Priority registration began on Nov. 2, and registration in order of completed credits continues until Monday, Nov. 16.
This year, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk was unlike any other before. Students and members of the local community were invited to attend a virtual breast cancer awareness walk in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and funds to find a cure for the disease that affects 1 in 8 women in the U.S.
The Leadership Institute hosted its second Chapter After Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 28. This virtual seminar talked about the importance of understanding credit as well as general financial literacy. The workshop also gave insight about certain myths with credit cards as well as some tips and tricks on how to start building credit straight out of college for students to build up their credit scores.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. held a panel about the effects of domestic violence on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 8 to 9 p.m. Panelists Victoria Goodlof, Esq. and Dianna Fuller, Esq. both attorneys, treated the audience to an interactive discussion tackling this issue. The event was held via Zoom.
Have you ever wanted to make money through your favorite hobbies? The Leadership Institute hosted their very first Chapter After Workshop of the semester, "From Hobbies to Hustle," on Thursday, Oct. 22. Students got to hear a panel of guest speakers describe how they turned their passions into a streaming income.