__ Obtain Federal FSA ID for student and parent at create an FSA ID
__ Complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov ASAP School Code: 003917. Priority date is March 15 for incoming freshmen or April 15 for underclassmen.
__ If you have withheld your social security number on your Admissions application you must now provide that number in order to apply for financial aid.
__ Review your FAFSA for accuracy after you receive confirmation of your submission.
__ If selected for verification, submit the completed verification worksheet and copies of tax forms to: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Blugold Central, PO Box 4004, Eau Claire, WI 54702
__ Once your file is complete you will be notified when your award is finalized.
__ Review all information and accept or decline the aid offered.
__ Notify Blugold Central of outside scholarships and turn in scholarship checks as soon as possible.
__ Complete Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note if this is your first Direct Loan.
__ Financial aid is usually disbursed a few days into the semester. If you are receiving more financial aid than you owe in tuition/fees and on-campus room and board, you can expect to receive that additional financial aid during the first week of the semester.
__ Review your bill carefully when you receive it and pay any remaining balance due by the payment deadline.
Anxious to find out what you may receive? Check out the Award at http://www.uwec.edu/finaid/costs/vsa.html