Emergency Announcement

UPDATE as of 9:10 a.m. on Friday, February 24, the Sidney Campus is closed. All three campuses are now closed for the day.

 

FAQ

 

What is the cost of attending WNCC?

What is the refund policy?

Is it better to apply for your FAFSA online or by paper?

Where can I apply for a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID to sign my FAFSA?

What is a Student Aid Report (SAR) and why was I sent one?

What is my EFC?

I sent in my FAFSA more than four weeks ago, but I haven't heard anything. What should I do?

How do I qualify for federal, state and institutional aid?

How much Pell grant can I get?

I probably will not qualify for aid, should I apply anyway?

Why is the deadline for applying for aid so early in the year?

How early can I submit my FAFSA?

Do I have to reapply for financial aid every year?

Do students receive the same amount of aid every year?

What is Satisfactory Academic Progress?

Are there other eligibility requirements?

I want to fill out my FAFSA but my parents and I have not yet completed our tax returns. What do I do?

If my parents do not claim me on their tax returns, can I be independent on the FAFSA and not provide their income?

If my parents are divorced, whose income do I provide?

My parents had a dual income when they filed their tax returns, but now one of my parents is unemployed. What do I do?

If I live with my grandparents/uncle/aunt/sister, do I need to put their income on the FAFSA?

If I am married but my spouse and I filed separately, do I still have to put my spouses income on the FAFSA?

How is financial aid awarded?

How can I pay my bill if my financial aid does not cover it all?

Where do I pick up my financial aid checks?

When will I get my money?

What is Federal Work Study?

How do I apply for Federal Work Study?

Are work-study earnings taxable?

I want to take some classes at another college that will apply to my WNCC degree. How do I get financial aid for those credits?

Are my parents responsible for paying back my student loans?

How do I apply for scholarships?

I found a company who will guarantee me a scholarship for a fee. Should I apply?

Are there other ways I can get funding other than through the FAFSA or scholarships?

I received an outside scholarship. Should I report it to the financial aid office?

Is there aid available to veterans?

I'm thinking about applying to be a Resident Assistant (RA). If I am selected, what will the impact be on my financial aid?

Are there any programs that provide student financial assistance to homeschooled students?

What resources are there for homeless students?

Why can't my parents/spouse talk to you about my financial aid?

Why am I not getting my WNCC financial aid mail?

Why do I keep receiving a bill when I have financial aid?