PA Residents: the school listed first will be used to determine your PA State Grant.
Has your FAFSA been selected for Verification?
Verification is a process for confirming the accuracy of the information students and parents provide on the FAFSA.
The U.S. Department of Education selects students for Verification.
West Chester University may also select students for verification.
Applicants should submit forms, information, and documentation in a complete and prompt fashion.
Financial Aid cannot be disbursed/paid until the Verification is complete.
What should I do if I have a Federal Direct, Nursing, or Perkins Student Loan?
If you have a Federal Direct Student Loan in your aid package you MUST take ACTION on your student loan. ACCEPT, ADJUST, DECLINE your loan by logging into myWCU.
1st time Federal Direct Student Loan recipients: Complete an Entrance Counseling Session and Sign your Master Promissory Note (MPN) at www.studentloans.gov.
1st time Federal Nursing Student Loan recipients: Contact the aid office to schedule an In-person Counseling session. Bring your completed Nursing Loan materials with you.
1st time Federal Perkins Student Loan recipients: Complete an Entrance Counseling Test, Loan Interview, Review and Accept your personalized TLID statement, and Sign your Master promissory note- MPN at iPromise.
Do you need to apply for a Parent Loan for an Undergraduate Student-PLUS?
As a parent, you can apply for a loan, up to the Cost of Attendance, to help pay for your student's educational expenses.
This is a credit worthy loan. If the loan is not approved, the student may request additional Unsubsidized Direct Loan funding.
Did you ACTIVATE YOUR BURSAR'S ACCOUNT?
If your anticipated aid exceeds the charges on your account summary/bill, ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT.
Contact the Bursar's office regarding your bill, book vouchers and refund checks.
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FAFSA - 2014-2015 Priority Deadline - March 1st. FEDERAL CODE 003328. Please use the IRS Retrieval Tool.
Need help completing your 2014-2015 FAFSA? FAFSA Filing Week- Feb. 24 to Feb. 28*