COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS DEPARTMENT

Supporting Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness

Aurora Public Schools gives students early exposure to college and career success to ensure they have every opportunity to have a future that excites them.

 

2024 APS Senior's Get Help With Completing your FAFSA

 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to getting free federal financial aid to help pay for your education beyond high school. FAFSA is also required for most types of financial aid, including scholarships!

FAFSA Workshops are being offered over the summer to assist graduated Seniors applying for FAFSA.

Use the Calendly links below the chart to schedule a time with an Advisor to complete your FAFSA for the 2024-25 school year!

Title Date Start Time End Time Location of FAFSA Workshop Room
FAFSA Workshop 06/06/2024 4:30:00 PM 6:30:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
La Plata
FAFSA Workshop 06/10/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak
FAFSA Workshop 06/11/2024 4:30:00 PM 6:30:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Mt. Harvard
FAFSA Workshop 06/12/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak
FAFSA Workshop 06/14/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak
FAFSA Workshop 06/15/2024 12:00:00 PM 3:00:00 PM Welcome Center Room A
FAFSA Workshop 06/17/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak
FAFSA Workshop 06/18/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 06/21/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 06/22/2024 2:00:00 PM 5:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 06/25/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 06/27/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/10/2024 9:00:00 AM 11:00:00 AM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/12/2024 9:00:00 AM 11:00:00 AM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/16/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/18/2024 4:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/23/2024 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/25/2024 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/29/2024 4:30:00 PM 5:30:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 07/31/2024 5:30:00 PM 6:30:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak
FAFSA Workshop 08/06/2024 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 08/13/2024 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak
FAFSA Workshop 08/20/2024 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Welcome Center
1085 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011
Room A
FAFSA Workshop 08/27/2024 5:00:00 PM 6:00:00 PM Professional Learning Center
15771 E. 1st Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Blanca Peak

 

 

Senior's contact a College and Career Center Advisor and schedule an appointment to complete your FAFSA for the 2024-25 school year.

See the FAFSA Summer Workshop document in the top 10 languages at APS.

William Smith High School & Aurora West College Preparatory Academy & APS Avenues - College and Career Advisor
Alex Alejandre 

Schedule an appointment with Alex using the link below.

calendly.com/aalejandre-jxsm

After June 17th time will vary.

Students and family can also email Alex at [email protected]

Gateway High School College and Career Advisor
Asawer Alhilo

Schedule an Appointment with Asawer using the link below.

https://calendly.com/asaweralhilo/fafsa-casfa-appointment

Students and family can email Asawer at [email protected] 

Hinkley High School College and Career Advisor
Itzel Perez Galicia

Schedule an appointment with Itzel using the link below.

https://calendly.com/iperezgalicia/financial-aid

*Not available June 19-26 and the 2nd and 3rd week of July Open office hours until June 13th, possibly evenings and weekends. 

Rangeview High School College and Career Advisor
Shauna Meyer

Schedule an appointment with Shauna using the link below.

https://calendly.com/ccc-meyer/fafsa-casfa-help-session

In-person until June 13th, possibly evenings and weekends.

Out of office 6/14/14-6/19/24 & 6/25/24-07/02/24. 

Vista PEAK Preparatory High School College and Career Advisor
Grace Jimenez

Schedule an appointment with Grace using the link below.

https://calendly.com/gjimenez-2bzf/101-meeting

Open office hours until June 13th. 

 

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS PROCESS

All APS students discover their interests and strengths which are tracked using ICAP through Naviance. As students' knowledge, strengths, and interests evolve through time they can track and apply them to future goals. 

 

Login into Naviance to record your knowledge, strengths, and interests.


NEEDS AND GOALS 

Students have access to programs that support their goals and needs as well as a community of support with the College and Career Success Team through Graduation Coaches who uplift them along their journey to graduation.

Our College and Career Success Advisors aid students as they prepare and plan for life after graduation, whether that be college, career, or military. Students can stop by their College and Career Center to speak with their school's Advisor.

There are various opportunities for students to earn credentials that will open doors to their future.

Click on the links below to get information of the Concurrent enrollment and ASCENT programs offered at APS.

Concurrent Enrollment at Pickens Technical College

Concurrent Enrollment at Emily Griffith

Concurrent Enrollment at Community College of Aurora

ASCENT at Pickens Technical College

ASCENT at Community College of Denver

ASCENT at Community College of Aurora

ASCENT at Metropolitan State University

 

Speak with your College and Career Advisor and Counselor to learn more about Concurrent Enrollment and ASCENT!
   

 

Check out the College and Career Website Below

College and Career  

The College and Career Centers of Aurora Public Schools are committed to serving the students of APS by providing a welcoming environment for students and parents to discover, explore, and implement college and career options. We do this by helping them make informed educational decisions about a student's post-secondary endeavor so that they can create a successful future in college, career, or military! Click on the image above for more information.

APS 2026 Face of the Future - Strategic Plan

The College and Career Success team is an intrinsic piece of the APS 2026 Faces of the Future Strategic Plan and its 4 goals.

Goal 1: Plan 

  Every APS student will have a plan for their future.

Goal 2: Skills 

Every APS student will have a set of skills to implement their plans.

Goal 3: Credentials

Every APS student will have credentials that open doors.

Goal 4: Community of Support

Every APS student will have a community of support to bring their plans to life.