Financial Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about WIU Financial Aid - use the FAQ Index to the right to select a category!

Questions of the month

Q. Does my bill have to be paid in full to register for the next semester?

A. No, your bill does not have to be paid in full to register. Your past due balance must be under $500 to register for the next semester. Your bill must be paid in full to receive transcripts. 


Q. When will I receive my award letter for 2018/19?

A. We are currently processing award letters for the 2018/19 school year. They are processed in FAFSA filing date order. Many have already been completed and posted. You will receive an email to your WIU email account once your file is complete that your award letter is ready to view on STARS.