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Summer Financial Aid Application - Available Now!
Go to Summer Aid to complete the application process.

Discover 2012 Orientation
Discover 2012 Orientation - A freshman's guide to financial aid at CWU

First Year SessionsTransfer Sessions
June 27-28
July 30-1
July 7-8
July 11-12
July 14-15
July 25
July 27

Helpful Links
Apply for a federal PIN and apply for aid using the Free Application For Federal Student Aid at, Central's Title IV code 003771

Entrance Counseling, Fed Dir Promissory Note, Exit Counseling at

Private Loan Information

Important Dates for Summer Aid

  • June 20
    Classes begin
  • June 22
    CENSUS day. Enrollment at the close of June 22 will determine your eligibility for Grant Aid. This is firm, no exceptions.
  • June 23
    Aid will pay to your student account on June 23 if you are enrolled as a full-time student and if your financial aid status is good or probation
  • Please Note
    If your Financial Aid status is suspension you are not eligibile to receive aid

Dates to Remember for 2012 Aid

  • March 15
    FAFSA priority deadline
  • June 1 
    Verification priority deadline
  • If you apply by March 15th and complete verification by June 1st you will be considered for all aid programs for which you are eligible and we guarantee your aid will be offered by fall quarter.

Important 2010 Tax Information

Federal Higher Education Tax Benefits Guide for 2010

Information on the American Opportunity Credit,,id=205674,00.html


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