Transfer students

Steps to receiving financial aid

You do not need to wait to register for classes. If you have not received an award and are unsure if you will have enough funding, please feel free to speak with a financial aid officer.

Financial aid plan for transfer students     Award terms & conditions

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1.  File the FAFSA

  • If you have already filed the FAFSA for the academic year, add our school code (002329) so we can receive your information.

    • Apply for aid for the fall 2022, winter 2023 and spring/summer 2023 semesters. 
      • File the 2022-23 FAFSA available October 1, 2021 - June 30, 2023. Use your 2020 income/tax information
    • Apply for aid for the fall 2023, winter 2024 and spring/summer 2024 semesters. 
      • File the 2023-24 FAFSA available October 1, 2022 - June 30, 2024. Use your 2021 income/tax information                                  
  • If you have already received aid for the current year, we will review your financial aid history to determine your current eligibility.

2.  Review your awards and requirements via Academica

Accept your awards     Check your requirements

  • You will be updated on your financial aid status via an email sent to your WSU email account.

  • If you used Federal Pell Grants or borrowed student loans at another school then transfer to WSU mid-year, those awards may need to be revised.  

3.  Complete all requirements

  • Incomplete requirements will delay processing. Additional documentation may be required if you are selected for verification, or there is a discrepancy in your information.

  • Some aid programs have additional requirements - such as entrance loan counseling and promissory notes.

More information for transfer students

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