Many WLU students use financial aid to assist with the costs of higher education. Students must maintain a certain level of academic progress in order to retain potential eligibility for aid—including student loans, parent loans, federal work study, and grants. For many students, compliance with these minimal standards presents no problem. However, there are some [...]
It’s that time of year again to complete your FAFSA for next year. If you are interested in a work study assignment for next year, please be sure to complete the required form as well. In order to be eligible for work study for the 2013-2014 academic year, you must complete your FAFSA by April [...]
For the 2012-2013 academic year, West Liberty University Financial Aid Office is now requiring any student interested in work study to complete a Work Study Request Form. This form is now available online. http://www.westliberty.edu/financial-aid/financial-aid-information/forms/ Please be aware that this form is due by May 4, 2012 in order to be considered for work study for [...]
New regulations effective July 1, 2012 limits the receipt of a Pell Grant to a lifetime limit of up to 6 full-time years (600%). This includes community colleges, vocational schools and four year public and private universities. This limit will be tracked by the U.S. Department of Education. Regardless of the Pell Grant amount, if you receive the [...]
As you approach mid-term for the Fall Semester, the Financial Aid Office would like to remind you of the new Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy. Federal regulations require that students must be making measureable academic progress towards completion of an eligible degree. This requires an evaluation at the end of each academic year. All periods of [...]
The initial Financial Aid packaging for the 2011-12 academic year has been completed. Packaging will continue on a weekly basis throughout the academic year. Award letters are in the process of being mailed, you may view you financial aid information by accessing your WINS account.
The Spring 2011 open house presentation is available at the following link. Spring 2011 Open House Presentation
The 2011-12 FAFSA is available for the upcoming academic year. The form can be completed online at www.fafsa.gov. West Liberty University’s Title IV code for the FAFSA is 003823 and our priority deadline is March 1st.