Dates and Deadlines
UWSP Financial Aid Application Deadline Date
Although we have no real deadline date as financial aid applications continue to be processed on a weekly basis throughout the year, it is important to complete all application requirements prior to the students last day of enrollment in the aid year.
October 1st - FAFSA is Available
Each year the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online.
Late February - Award Letters to Incoming Students
The Financial Aid Office begins sending and emailing award letters to new incoming students.
March 15 - Priority Date for Filing the FAFSA
Applicants should submit their FAFSA data on or before March 15 to be considered in the initial awarding process.
Early May - Award Letters to Continuing Students
Financial Aid Award letters for the upcoming summer, fall, and spring are emailed to continuing students who have completed their FAFSA and any subsequent requirements.
August - Direct Loan Certification and School Bill
Direct loan certifications for Subsidized and Unsubsidized Direct Loan borrowers are transmitted. University billing statements for fall are sent from the university's Student Financials Office with the payment information.
September (early) - Credit and Refund
Fall financial aid is credited to your account and any refunds will be available within a day or two. You may sign up for direct deposit on your AccesSPoint account.
January (mid) - Credit and Refund
Spring financial aid is credited to your account and any refunds will be available within a day or two. You may sign up for direct deposit on your AccesSPoint account.