College Access and Support

NOTICE: College is right around the corner for students and an important part of this process is applying for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid – The FAFSA is a form that determines college student’s eligibility for student financial aid. This process is extremely important and we hope all of our seniors’ families complete this by October 31st, 2019.

Registration for the FAFSA opens on October 1st 2019.

The college counseling team will be offering FAFSA assistance on the following dates from 4:00-8:00 pm:

  • Tuesday October 22nd
  • Wednesday October 23rd
  • Thursday October 24th
  • Friday October 25th

Bring the following items to your scheduled FAFSA night:

  • 1040s from 2019
  • W-2’s from 2019
  • Budget/Award letters (2019 or 2020)
    • SSI, Food Stamps, Disability
  • Child Support Collection Docs

If your student needs to complete a CSS Profile, extra time will be needed.

College Counseling and Alumni Support Contact 
Director of College and Career Pathways
Ms. BG Tucker
Associate Director of College Counseling and Alumni Support
Emily Owens

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Venture Academy Location

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Open times to visit with Trailblazers

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Seniors Only

M/W: 9:15-10:15 AM, 2:45-4:00 PM
Tu/Th: 9:15-10:15 AM
Lunch/Study Hall Meeting Times
Monday-Thursday: 12:00-1:00 PM
The College Counseling Department invites admissions representatives and staff to utilize RepVisits to schedule their visits with us during the 2019-2020 year. Please let us know how much time you would like to spend with students and what materials/technology you may need. 

Where to park when you arrive at Venture
Street Parking available on 27th Ave SE.
Spots available in parking lot in the front of the building.
To send mail/promotion materials to Venture
Venture Academy
ATTN: BG Tucker
315 27th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 5414
Fax: 612-294-6737

Instagram: @venturepathways