Current undergraduates

Be sure to file the FAFSA early every year

To receive federal aid you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year.  You will need to file early to take advantage of all available aid.

2020-21 FAFSA   Apply for the fall 2020, winter 2021 and spring/summer 2021 semesters. 
                          Available October 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021, use your 2018 income/tax information

2021-22 FAFSA   Apply for the fall 2021, winter 2022 and spring/summer 2022 semesters. 
                          Available October 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022, use your 2019 income/tax information

FAFSA changes for 2020-21

Check your requirements

Check your requirements       Check your satisfactory academic progress status

Remember to check your requirements to ensure your aid is ready for you when you need it.

Award notification

You will receive an award notification via your WSU email, but you can check your aid status at any time in Academica.

Accept your awards

Disbursement of financial aid funds

Financial aid funds are applied to your student account balance at the beginning of each semester provided you meet all of the following requirements.

  • Respond to all requests for information.
  • Enroll full-time (12 credits for an undergraduate) and graduate before your aid runs out.
  • Enroll at least half-time (6 credits for an undergraduate)
  • Complete loan entrance counseling and sign promissory note(s) if you are borrowing loans.
  • Have confirmed course participation via your instructor.

More information for current undergraduates