Financial Aid at Western

Financial Aid at Western


Students and parents will no longer use a PIN (personal identification number) to sign the FAFSA. Instead, a new FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID will be used. View the Guide to Creating a FSA ID to learn more.

Financial Aid Newsletter

The Financial Aid Newsletter contains important and helpful financial aid information for the upcoming school year.

Financial Aid Checklist

Once you have completed this checklist, your aid will be ready to disburse.

How to Apply:

Students can begin applying for financial aid on or after January 1st for the school year beginning in August. Acceptance into an eligible program is required to receive financial aid at Western.

Learn more...

Student Loan Center:

Information and requirements for all student, parent, and private loan options at Western, including Entrance & Exit Loan Counseling.
Go to Student Loan Center

College Work Study (CWS):

CWS provides jobs for eligible students, to help pay for educational expenses, and is a great alternative to student loans!
More about Work Study

Financial Aid Forms

Has the Financial Aid Office requested information from you that's not available on your MyWestern 'To Do List'? Find the forms you need here

Types of Aid

'Financial Aid' includes many different types of Federal and State Grants, College Work Study, and Student Loans. Read more about the types of aid available for eligible students.
More about Types of Aid

Receiving Your Aid (Disbursement)

Wondering how and when you will receive your financial aid? Answers to common questions, and info about financial aid disbursements at Western.
More about Disbursement