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Financial Aid

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Student Financial Aid office is to provide excellent customer service with the highest level of courtesy and respect. We are dedicated to assisting students in navigating through the financial process which is critical to their educational success. We will strive to go above and beyond to assure that we have helped our customers in achieving their educational goals. And will do so while safeguarding the institutional eligibility for federal and state student aid programs.

                           HOURS 


Office Hours
8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Counselor Drop-in Hours
9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday

WASHINGTON OPPORTUNITY PATHWAYS

www.wsac.wa.gov/sfa-overview#

 

Washington Opportunity Pathways is a label applied to all student financial aid programs in Washington State (except student loans).
 

FINANCIAL AID REFUNDS

Financial Aid refunds for Spring Term 2013-14 will be disbursed via direct deposit or standard mail on Friday, April 11, 2014.

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The General Scholarship Application (GSA) allows you to apply for many scholarships at once. The GSA opens October 1st and closes March 1st. The GSA is found in MyCWU using the following navigation: www.cwu.edu > MyCWU > Sign In > Campus Solutions > Campus Finances > Scholarship Application.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

Go to Net Price Calculator

PRIVATE LOANS

Private Loan Information
Student Loan Code of Conduct

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA - YouTube

A student's guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

CHECK OUT THIS FINANCIAL AID TUTORIAL!

Need help understanding your financial aid. Take a look at this video for a step by step guide.Link to the Financial Aid Tutorial

HELPFUL LINKS

Apply for a federal PIN and apply for aid using the Free Application For Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov/, Central's Title IV code 003771

Entrance Counseling, Fed Direct Promissory Note, Exit Counseling at https://studentloans.gov/

IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION

Federal Higher Education Tax Benefits Guide

Information on the American Opportunity Credit