Financial Aid
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2021-2022 Dates of Importance

Below are important dates regarding your 2021-2022 Financial Aid. (Please note that dates are subject to change and this document will be updated if dates change.)

October 1, 2020 2021-2022 FAFSA Becomes Available
January 1, 2021 2021-2022 FAFSA Priority Deadline
  • This is the date by which we recommend you have the FAFSA completed and all documents submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
April 1, 2021 2021-2022 Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement becomes available
  • All federal loan borrowers (new students, returning students, and parent borrowers) must complete this new requirement online at StudentAid.gov every year before their loan will credit their UW-W charges.
May 15, 2021 2021-2022 Parent PLUS Loan Application becomes available
  • The Parent PLUS loan must be applied for each year. The application is available online at StudentAid.gov.
Early August Fall 2021 term billing statement is emailed
  • Billing statements are emailed to student’s UW-W email address. This statement will only include charges posted to date (it may not include housing and meal plan charges yet) and is dependent upon the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents finalizing tuition rates.
  • This invoice will not include financial aid, but you can view your financial aid in WINS.
  • You can estimate your charges at any time using cost.uww.edu.
August 1, 2021 Recommended date all loan processing is complete to ensure funds arrive before the term due date
August 18, 2021 Fall 2021 term billing statement is emailed
  • Billing statements are emailed to student’s UW-W email address.
  • This invoice will not include financial aid, but you can view your financial aid in WINS.
  • You can estimate your charges at any time using cost.uww.edu.
September 1, 2021 Accepted and fully processed fall financial aid begins paying eligible charges on your UW-W WINS student account
  • This process occurs overnight so you will see your financial aid credit toward your UW-W charges in WINS the next morning.
  • Only accepted and fully processed financial aid will credit your WINS account.
  • In order for financial aid to pay the charges on your WINS student account, you must be registered for the same number of credits for which you were awarded aid.
  • From this date forward, financial aid will credit your WINS account every Monday and Wednesday evening.
September 2, 2021 First day of the fall term
  • If you would like the Financial Aid Office and/or the Student Accounts Office to discuss your financial aid/student account information with anyone but you, the student, you need to complete the Release of Financial Information form. This is available in both the Financial Aid and Student Account tile in WINS.
September 7, 2021 Fall E-refunds are initiated
  • If receiving more financial aid than charges for fall, and if you signed up for E-refunds, the UW-W Cashier’s Office initiates refunds on this day.
  • It may take 3-5 additional days for your bank to make those funds available to you.
September 9, 2021 Refund checks are mailed
  • If receiving more financial aid than charges for fall, and if you are not signed up for E-refunds, the UW-W Cashier’s Office will begin mailing refund checks on this day.
September 16, 2021 Financial Aid enrollment lock-date
  • Your enrollment will be locked this evening and your financial aid will be revised based on your enrollment at that time.
  • If you are enrolled for fewer credits on September 16, 2021 than when your aid was initially disbursed, you may end up owing some or all of your financial aid back to UW-Whitewater.
  • Because financial aid cannot be adjusted for any credits added after this date, be sure to register for all courses prior to this date, even courses that start in the second 8 week session.
September 17, 2021 All fall term charges due (if not using payment plan)
September 22, 2021 Billing statement is emailed
October 1, 2021 2022-2023 FAFSA Becomes Available
October 15, 2021 Fall payment plan – first installment due
November 1, 2021 Financial Aid Winterim application becomes available
November 1, 2021 Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal for fall 2021 term
November 12, 2021 Fall payment plan – second installment due
January 1, 2022 2022-2023 FAFSA Priority Deadline
  • This is the date by which we recommend you have the FAFSA completed and all documents submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
January 4, 2021 Spring 2021 term billing statement is emailed
  • Billing statements are emailed to student’s UW-W email address. This statement will only include charges posted to date.
  • This invoice will not include financial aid, but you can view your financial aid in WINS.
  • You can estimate your charges at any time using cost.uww.edu.
January 12, 2022 Accepted and fully processed spring financial aid begins paying eligible charges on your UW-W WINS student account
  • This process occurs overnight so you will see your financial aid credit toward your UW-W charges in WINS the next morning.
  • Only accepted and fully processed financial aid will credit your WINS account.
  • In order for financial aid to pay the charges on your WINS student account, you must be registered for the same number of credits for which you were awarded aid.
  • From this date forward, financial aid will credit your WINS account every Monday and Wednesday evening.
January 18, 2022 First day of the spring term
January 20, 2022 Spring E-refunds are initiated
  • If receiving more financial aid than charges for spring, and if you signed up for E-refunds, the UW-W Cashier’s Office initiates refunds on this day.
  • It may take 3-5 additional days for your bank to make those funds available to you.
January 25, 2022 Refund checks are mailed
  • If receiving more financial aid than charges for spring, and if you are not signed up for E-refunds, the UW-W Cashier’s Office will begin mailing refund checks on this day.
January 28, 2022 All spring term charges due (if not using payment plan)
January 31, 2022 Financial Aid enrollment lock-date
  • Your enrollment will be locked this evening and your financial aid will be revised based on your enrollment at that time.
  • If you are enrolled for fewer credits on January 31, 2022 than when your aid was initially disbursed, you may end up owing some or all of your financial aid back to UW-Whitewater.
  • Because financial aid cannot be adjusted for any credits added after this date, be sure to register for all courses prior to this date, even courses that start in the second 8 week session.
February 3, 2022 Billing statement is emailed
February 25, 2022 Spring payment plan – first installment due
March 1, 2022 Financial Aid Summer application becomes available
March 25, 2022 Spring payment plan – second installment due
April 1, 2022 Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal for spring 2022 term

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Financial Aid Office
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
130 Hyer Hall
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

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