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Here you will find information on applying for aid, estimating costs, understanding your award letter, and exploring next steps to complete your financial aid file. We look forward to working with you!

  • Apply for Financial Aid
    Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for financial aid (grants, work-study, and loans) to pay for college. You (and your parent, if dependent) will need to create an FSA ID before starting the process. Applications for the following year open October 1st.

  • View Your Aid Online
    Access your financial assistance information through BannerWeb to view requirements needed to complete your file, verify what you have been awarded, and see when your aid will be disbursed.

  • UIW Student Aid Guide (PDF)
    This handbook will guide you through the application and award process, as well as provide resources needed throughout your time at UIW – from orientation through graduation.

  • 2019-2020 Main Campus Information Sheet (PDF)
    Use this information to learn about applying, eligibility and general costs for 2019-2020 award year.

  • 2019-2020 Main Campus Estimated Cost Worksheet (PDF)
    Use this worksheet to estimate your actual direct costs for the 2019-2020 award year. Remember, your bill is not necessarily the same as the total cost of attendance (COA) on your award letter. Your actual billed (direct) charges will depend upon where you choose to live, your meal plan, etc.

  • 2019-2020 Financial Assistance Options (PDF)
    Includes information about costs, aid options, and next steps and reminders for the 2019-2020 award year.

  • Accepting Student Loans - Undergraduate Students (PDF)
    Learn how to accept your federal student loans electronically using your FSA ID. Remember to complete the Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note during this process.

  • Borrowing Information Form (PDF) 
    UIW understands that many families and students will need to utilize student loans to fund their education. This form discusses key concepts for those considering using student loans as part of their financial aid package

  • Admissions Next Steps for First-time Freshmen
    View your next steps with the Office of Admissions.

  • Admissions Next Steps for Transfer Students
    View your next steps with the Office of Admissions