Financial Aid Priority Dates and Deadlines


When submitting documents, please allow up to 3 weeks for review and processing, unless otherwise noted below.

FAFSA

Apply at studentaid.gov

2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Available October 1, 2021

Priority Date: December 1, 2021
Deadline: June 30, 2023

2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Available October 1, 2022

Priority Date: December 1, 2022
Deadline: June 30, 2024

Summer Aid Application

Students must be enrolled before applying for summer aid. Apply at myWSU student portal - myFinances - Financial Aid Links.

WSU Summer 2023 Aid Application – Available April 2023

Priority Date: May 1, 2023
Deadline: July 14, 2023

Verification Documents 

2022-2023 Verification Documents*

Fall 2022 Preferred Deadline: December 2, 2022
Spring 2023 Preferred Deadline: April 28, 2023
Summer 2023 Preferred Deadline: July 14, 2023

2023-2024 Verification Documents*

Fall 2023 Preferred Deadline: December 1, 2023
Spring 2024 Preferred Deadline: April 29, 2024
Summer 2024 Preferred Deadline: July 15, 2024

*There are final deadlines for submitting verification documents. If you are wanting to submit documents after the preferred deadline, you must contact the Office of Financial Aid so that your final deadline may be communicated to you.

Student & Parent Loans

Direct Loans – Subsidized and Unsubsidized

Fall 2022 Deadline: December 6, 2022
Spring 2023 Deadline: May 9, 2023
Summer 2023 Deadline: July 26, 2023

Parent PLUS, Graduate PLUS – Apply at studentaid.gov

Fall 2022 Deadline: December 6, 2022
Spring 2023 Deadline: May 9, 2023
Summer 2023 Deadline: July 26, 2023

Federal Work Study

2022-2023 Acceptance Deadline: July 1, 2022
2022-2023 Deadline to Obtain an Eligible Position: September 2, 2022

2023-2024 Acceptance Deadline: July 1, 2023
2023-2024 Deadline to Obtain an Eligible Position: September 1, 2023

Financial Aid Revision Requests

WSU Financial Aid Revision Form

Fall 2022 Deadline: December 6, 2022
Spring 2023 Deadline: May 9, 2023
Summer 2023 Deadline: July 26, 2023

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals**

Fall 2022

Priority Date: July 1, 2022
Deadline: September 2, 2022

Spring 2023

Priority Date: December 2, 2022
Deadline: January 30, 2023

**Appeals received after the deadline will be held for the following semester.

Scholarships

2023-2024 Merit Scholarships:

Acceptance: May 1, 2023
Enrollment: July 1, 2023
Final Transcripts: July 1, 2023

Freshman Merit Scholarships for the Class of 2023:

Deadline for Admission, 2023-2024: December 1, 2023

Transfer Merit Scholarships:

Spring 2023: November 30, 2022 (scholarship to be applied beginning the following fall)
Fall 2023: November 30, 2022 priority date for Admission; February 1, 2023 deadline
Spring 2024: November 30, 2023 (scholarship to be applied beginning the following fall)

Scholarship Competitions (DSI, WISE, AGH, Koch, Klose, etc.) for the Class of 2023:

Admission Deadline: October 1, 2022
Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

See wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions for details

National Merit:

Admitted by March 1, notify National Merit WSU is first choice by May 1

Osher Scholarship – Fall Entry Deadline is July 1; Spring entry deadline is December 1

KBOR Scholarships – Priority Deadline May 1

See kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

WSU Academic Colleges – Scholarship applications launch November 1 with a February 1 deadline

See wichita.edu/scholarshipuniverse for details

General Scholarship Appeals:

Fall 2022 Deadline: September 2, 2022
Spring 2023 Deadline: January 30, 2023