Students who may attend the 2015-16 school year should file their FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible online at www.fafsa.gov. Remember - the FAFSA is FREE at .G-O-V!
Looking for some guidance on how to complete the 2015-16 FAFSA? You'll want to watch the 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA video tutorial, now available!
Mapping Your Future has announced an online webinar for students and parents to provide line-by-line training for completing the 2015-16 FAFSA. This training will provide an overview of how to complete the FAFSA, review common questions, and answer specific questions from attendees as time permits. Various webinar times will be offered on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - don't forget to register!
Loanlook Now Available to WIU Students & Alumni
Loanlook gives students easy access to their student loan information. Have private loans? Loanlook can track those too! Download the app (iOS and Android) to receive loan information and reminders on your mobile device. Take a look and see what Loanlook can do for you!
There's a lot to cover, so the best place to begin is our Getting Started section - here you can find checklists, timelines, helpful hints, and other tools created specifically for WIU students.
The first step is always completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be done online at www.fafsa.gov. If you're looking for a quick and easy review, check out the:
- 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA video tutorial
- 2014-15 FAFSA Overview
- I've Submitted My FAFSA - What's Next?
- IRS Data Retrieval video tutorial
Of course, different types of students may need different information. Click below to determine if there are any specific instructions or requirements that may apply to you:
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