Financial Aid

  • File your financial Aid


  • Undertanding your Financial Aid Award Letter


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Financial Aid Announcements

  • 2021-2022 FAFSA is available now at Need help? Sign up for FAFSA appointments at  For updated cost information please see our cost calculator

  • Financial Aid Tasks are now available on MyWCU.

    New Students: Setting your Password

    Before a new student can use their WCU account they must first set their password. Go to the Change Password page ( to set your password.

    Select Reset Forgotten Password.
    Enter your username
    The page will requires you to enter the last four digits of your social security number, and birthdate (mm/dd/yyyy).
    Enter a Password that is at least 12 characters in length.

  • 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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