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  • 95% of UIW students receive financial assistance
  • 79% of students demonstrate need
  • $16,037 is the average financial aid award awarded each year
  • Apply for Financial Aid

    Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for financial aid (grants, work-study, and loans) to pay for college. You (and your parent, if dependent) will need to create an FSA ID before starting the process. Applications for the following year open October 1st.

  • View Your Aid Online

    Access your financial assistance information through BannerWeb to view requirements needed to complete your file, verify what you have been awarded, and see when your aid will be disbursed.

  • Submit a Document

    View and securely upload forms to the Office of Financial Assistance.
  • Understand Your Costs and Financial Aid

    2019-2020 New Student Award Package Brochure
    This brochure helps incoming freshmen understand their awards and financially prepare for their first year.

    2019-2020 Main Campus Information Sheet (PDF)
    Use this information to learn about applying, eligibility, and general costs for the 2019-2020 award year.

    2019-2020 Main Campus Estimated Cost Worksheet (PDF)
    Use this worksheet to estimate your actual direct costs for the 2019-2020 award year. Remember, your bill is not necessarily the same as the total cost of attendance (COA) on your award letter. Your actual billed (direct) charges will depend upon where you choose to live, your meal plan, etc.

    2019-2020 Financial Assistance Options (PDF)
    Includes information about costs, aid options, and next steps and reminders for the 2019-2020 award year.

  • Next Steps for Admitted Students

  • Events

    May Events

    Wednesday, May 1, 2019 

    In-Person Loan Exit Counseling (Northwest Center: Datapoint)
    Our office will be hosting workshops at the UIW Northwest Center (Datapoint) for graduating UIW students who would prefer to complete their required federal loan exit counseling in person. RSVP here.

    Saturday, May 4, 2019

    In-Office Verification Assistance
    Our office will be open from 9am-PM to assist students who have been selected for verification. This process requires UIW to request additional information from you which will then be compared to the information on your FAFSA. Click here for more information about the verification process. To determine if you have been selected for verification, access BannerWeb to view your requirements.

    In-Person Loan Exit Counseling UIW Main Campus

    Our office will be hosting workshops at the UIW J.E. & L.E. Mabee Library for graduating UIW students who would prefer to complete their required federal loan exit counseling in person. RSVP here.

    Monday, May 6, 2019

    In-Person Loan Exit Counseling UIW Main Campus
    Our office will be hosting workshops at the UIW J.E. & L.E. Mabee Library for graduating UIW students who would prefer to complete their required federal loan exit counseling in person. RSVP here.

    Wednesday, May 8, 2019

    In-Person Loan Exit Counseling  (Northwest Center: Datapoint)
    Our office will be hosting workshops at the UIW Northwest Center (Datapoint) for graduating UIW students who would prefer to complete their required federal loan exit counseling in person. RSVP here.

    June Events

    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    In-Person Loan Exit Counseling UIW Main Campus
    Our office will be hosting workshops at the UIW J.E. & L.E. Mabee Library for graduating UIW students who would prefer to complete their required federal loan exit counseling in person. RSVP here.


    Other Initiatives

    iGrad Sign Up
    As a UIW student, you need to activate your iGrad account. iGrad personalizes financial information for your specific situation and needs, based on the questions you answer and the content you access. Included in the iGrad platform is a student loan tracking tool to prepare you for loan payments after graduation, scholarship search engine, budgeting tools, live counselors, and a job/internship search module. 
    Registration is available now by clicking the "iGrad Financial Wellness" option from your launchpad in the MyWord portal.

    TEG Thank You Project
    Are you a TEG recipient? Take the opportunity to say "thanks!" Click here for more information.