Financial Aid

Instruction Two

Total hours attempted exceeds the federal limit

If you want your financial aid eligibility to be reinstated, you will be asked to address the following in your appeal:

  • Explain why you were unable to graduate within the federal limit.
  • Apply for graduation with the Registrar's Office.
  • Enroll only in coursework required for your first undergraduate degree.

Your academic advisor must email with the following information:

  • The total number of hours required for your first undergraduate degree major (including a list of remaining required courses with course number).
  • The total number of transfer hours no longer needed for your current major, if applicable.
  • The total number of WIU hours by course number required for previous major but no longer required for current major, if applicable.
  • Confirmation that you have been advised for the semester of appeal and that your hours are required.
  • Confirmation of your graduation date.