Financial Aid

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Financial Aid Announcements

  • 2021-2022 FAFSA is available starting October 1st at studentaid.gov/fafsa.

    All WCU students applying for financial aid for fall 2021 and spring 2022 should have this FAFSA filed. WCU is extending the priority deadline for FAFSA from February 1st to March 1st 2021! Need help? Sign up for FAFSA appointments at wcupa.edu/FAFSA. 

  • There are NEW scholarship opportunities including the General Scholarship Application for new and current students on the scholarship calendar!! Please see our scholarship page at wcupa.edu/scholarships. 

  • Financial Aid Office has returned to in-person and remote operations. For more information on our updated schedule for both options please see the "Office Information" link at the top of this home page.  

  • In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic WCU has implemented a Temporary Merit Policy for students who are taking an approved leave of absence. Please review the full policy here: Temporary COVID 19 Merit Aid Policy.

  • Incoming student award letters for fall 2021 will be sent on a weekly basis. Please expect your email/text notification 7-10 business days after you have filed your 2021-2022 FAFSA and have been admitted. Currently enrolled students will begin to receive their award notification in March 2021!

Financial Aid Process

1. Apply
2. Review - Check Alerts on myWCU
3. Secure - Accept award package
4. Costs/Calculators
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