All students are encouraged to review the 2023-24 Financial Checklist to ensure they are securing aid for the upcoming year.
The 2024-25 FAFSA will be available starting December 2023 (instead of October 1st) as part of the Better FAFSA Better Future updates. Learn more at https://wcupa.edu/fafsa.
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Apply for Special* or Unusual Circumstances*
*Circumstances could include changes to household income, medical expenses, household size, etc.
**Appealing for a Dependency Status Override for Undergraduate Students
October 1 - FAFSA Open Date (with the exception of the 2024-25 FAFSA which will be available December 2023).
January 15 - Incoming Student Scholarship Application Open Date
February- Incoming Financial Aid Offers Emailed to Accepted Students
March 1 - WCU Priority Deadline for FAFSA
March 15 - General Scholarship Application Open Date
March 15 - Summer Financial Aid
May 1 - PA Resident FAFSA Deadline for State Grant Consideration
May- Satisfactory Academic Progress Notices Sent
June- Returning Student Financial Aid Offers Emailed
June 15 - Priority Deadline for Verification
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