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Financial Aid Timeline and Checklist

Freshman/Transfer Financial Aid Timeline and Checklist

October-march:

  • File FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Use Western New England University school code: 002226. Please make sure to use the IRS Data Retrieval process when completing the FAFSA. If unable to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, see the IRS Data Retrieval and Tax Return Transcript  link for instructions. 

december-april:

April-May:

May-June:

June-July:

August:

  • If you were awarded federal work-study money and need a job, attend the on-campus job fair, or visit Human Resources.

Returning Student Financial Aid Timeline and Checklist

March 1:

  • The priority deadline for continuing student applications is March 1.   
    Please use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool when completing your FAFSA. If unable to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, see the IRS Data Retrieval and Tax Return Transcripts link for instructions.

June-july:

July-August:

  • Fill out the health insurance waiver through the Center for Health and Wellness in order to have the mandatory insurance charge removed from your bill.
  • If you were awarded federal work-study visit the Human Resources website for job postings and plan to attend the on-campus job fair in early September.