West Chester University
25 University Avenue, Suite #030
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: (610) 436-2627
Fax: (610) 436-2574
It is important that you take the steps necessary to actually receive the funds you have been offered. Know your Student Consumer Rights and Responsibilities. Don’t lose your aid by failing to follow through on what was needed to be done.
If you have a student loan in your aid package you have the right to reduce or decline the loan that you have been offered. Remember loans require repayment. Please take action on your loan via MYWCU @ www.wcupa.edu.
If this is your 1st Federal Student Loan at West Chester University you are also required to complete an Entrance Interview. This applies to the Ford Direct Federal Student Loan, Perkins Student Loan and a Federal Nursing Student Loan.
Federal Work Study Student Employment Packet – Students offered federal work study must
Federal Grants - do not require any action on your part. We assume you would like to “ACCEPT” the funds offered to you from these programs.
PA State Grant - If you are awarded a PA State Grant your record may be selected by the State Grant division for review VALIDATION. If this happens please submit all documents directly to the PHEAA as soon as possible.“Verification” - If you are awarded Federal Financial Aid and your FAFSA is selected for verification the financial aid office must request and review documents that will confirm that the information provided on your FAFSA is correct. Your aid will not be posted/paid to your account until this process has been completed.