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Hours of Operation
Mon-Thur 8AM-5PM
Friday 10AM-5PM

 
What Dates and Deadlines do I Need to Know?

January 1  First day that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for the upcoming school year

March 1   Priority FAFSA filing deadline for WCU to receive a completed FAFSA for the student requesting aid.

March 1   First day that emails are sent to students, who have completed their FAFSA, requesting documents needed for awarding financial aid.

April 1  Date all Summer School Supplement forms must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office

April 1 First day that Financial Aid Award Notifications are emailed to students who have completed the FAFSA and submitted all requested documentation to the Financial Aid Office

June 1 Last day to have completed all requested paperwork and still have a reasonable chance to be awarded Financial Aid prior to receiving your Statement of Account (bill) for fall term from the WCU Business Office

July 1 Date all required paperwork must be submitted in order to be eligible for the August 3 deferment deadline

July 1 First day the Special Conditions Appeal form will be available

July 10 Approximate date for the fall term statement of Account (bill) to be sent

August 3 Students who have submitted ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS to the Financial Aid Office by July 1 may request a deferment for fall term, which will be based on loan eligibility

August 5 Last day to submit an alternative loan application and have the loan certified prior to the start of school; loans not certified by the school cannot be used to defer payment of the student bill  

December 6th Date all required paperwork must be submitted in order to be eligible for a deferment for the December 15th payment deadline for spring term

January 3 Students who have submitted ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS to the Financial Aid Office may request a deferment for spring term, which will be based on loan eligibility

 

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