Once your EFC and your Cost of Attendance are established, your Financial Need can be calculated.
COA - EFC = NEED
The Financial Aid award tries to meet your Need with one or more of the following:
Central attempts to offer aid up to the full Cost of Attendance. In order to accomplish this, your aid package may include:
Please accept or decline your award on-line via Campus Solutions. Navigate to www.cwu.edu > MyCWU > Sign In > Financial Toolbox > Accept/Decline Awards, using your Central Washington University username and password. No aid will be processed unless you accept it.
STATE NEED GRANT AND PELL GRANT WILL BE PRORATED TO APPROXIMATELY:
100% for 12 or more credits
75% for three-quarter-time attendance (9-11 credits),
50% for half-time attendance (6-8 credits),
25% for less than half-time attendance, 3-5 credits for state aid.
Please note that not all students are eligible for all programs. You will be offered all aid types that you are eligible to receive within federal, state and institutional guidelines and fund limits. Because resources are limited in some of these programs, we encourage you to apply for financial aid by February 1. You may apply by clicking on this FAFSA link.
Once your available financial aid awards have been determined, you will either be sent a post card (new students) or sent an email (returning students). These communications will guide you to Campus Solutions Self Service. There you will find the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), the Cost of Attendance (COA), your calculated Need, and your financial aid offer. Please read the Conditions of Financial Aid Award, Satisfactory Progress Standards, Loan Conditions, and then accept or decline the offer of aid.
A postcard will be sent to notify you that you have been awarded financial aid. The postcard will also include directions on how to Accept/ Decline your award(s).
Once you have been awarded, you will receive an email notification through CWU’s Outlook email directing you to the online financial aid services.
FAFSA School Code: 003771
The 2017-2018 FAFSA will be available beginning on October 1, 2016.Oct 1, 2016 - Feb 1, 2017
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