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Financial Aid

Summer Application Process

Note:  The Summer 2018 financial aid application is now open. The Summer 2018 application is due by June 1, 2018.




Summer aid is not included in your academic year award and requires separate processing. Summer Cost of Attendance is based on the session length. Summer term is the last quarter of the award year at CWU and typically funds are extremely limited by this time of year.

Financial Obligation: By registering for summer term, you incur a legal obligation to pay tuition and fees even if you have no summer term financial aid eligibility. This debt may canceled only if you officially withdraw via MyCWU or by contacting the Registrar's Office before the appropriate course refund due date. Contact our office at (509) 963-1611 before you register if you have eligibility questions or if you are unable to complete the application online.

To be eligible:

  • Submit your 2017-18 FAFSA at no later than June 01, 2018. (If you have not already done so).
  • Undergraduates must enroll in minimum of six (6) credits, five (5) credits in 501 level classes or above for graduate students in order to be eligible for student loans. Grants will be prorated according to enrollment.
  • You must have remaining aid eligibility for 2017-18. This includes aggregate and annual loan limits as well as remaining Pell grant eligibility.


Additional Information:

  • Federal PLUS loans require a new PLUS loan request and credit check. Borrowers need to apply at Be sure to select the June 2018-August 2018 application dates.
  • Borrowers with private loans must apply directly through the lending institution in addition to completing the CWU Summer financial aid application online. Click here for more information about private loans.


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