FINANCIAL AID ALERT! The IRS Data Retrieval Tools is Currently Unavailable
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows students and parents to transfer tax information directly to the FAFSA, has now been nonfunctional for about a week, and will continue to be down for "several weeks," according to officials. -National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) The WCU Office of Financial Aid encourages you to move forward with filing your 2017-18 FAFSA with your 2015 tax return information. NASFAA Statement on IRS Data Retrieval Tool Outage
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO FILE YOUR FAFSA BY THE DEADLINE PA Residents - don't miss out on being reviewed for the state grant!
File your 2017-18 FAFSA by May 1
What should I do if I have a Federal Direct, Nursing, or Perkins Student Loan?
If you have a Federal Student Loan in your aid package you MUST take ACTION on your student loan. ACCEPT, ADJUST, DECLINE your loan by logging into myWCU.
1st time Federal Direct Student Loan recipients: Complete an Entrance Counseling Session and Sign your Master Promissory Note (MPN) at www.studentloans.gov.
1st time Federal Nursing Student Loan recipients: Contact the aid office to schedule an In-person Counseling session. Bring your completed Nursing Loan materials with you.
1st time Federal Perkins Student Loan recipients: Complete an Entrance Counseling Test, Loan Interview, Review and Accept your personalized TLID statement, and Sign your Master promissory note- MPN at iPromise.
Do you need to apply for a Parent Loan for an Undergraduate Student-PLUS?
As a parent, you can apply for a loan, up to the Cost of Attendance, to help pay for your student's educational expenses.
This is a credit worthy loan. If the loan is not approved, the student may request additional Unsubsidized Direct Loan funding.
Did you ACTIVATE YOUR BURSAR'S ACCOUNT?
If your anticipated aid exceeds the charges on your account summary/bill, ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT.
Contact the Bursar's office regarding your bill, book vouchers and refund checks.