How to Accept & Finalize Your Financial Aid

Once you have been offered financial aid, follow these steps to accept, reduce, or decline your individual aid offers as soon as possible. Please note that some types of financial aid have acceptance and enrollment deadlines.

To view a video with step-by-step instructions on how to use the myFinances tab with your myWSU account, click here.

Step 1: Access Your myWSU Account

Log into using your myWSU ID number and password. Select the myFinances tab.

Step 2: Read the Financial Aid Terms & Conditions

Select the Financial Aid Awards link and then, from the drop-down menu, select the academic year noted in your letter/email. Select the Terms and Conditions tab and read the requirements for your aid. The Financial Aid Terms and Conditions are also available online at

Step 3: Accept Aid Offer

Select the Accept Award Offer tab to view and decide on your offer. Use the drop-down menu under "Accept Award" to select your decision for each type of financial aid.

Accepted loan amounts will be split equally between the fall and spring semesters.

If you would like to accept a partial amount of a student loan, enter the amount next to the appropriate loan under "Accept Partial Amount."

After deciding on your offer, select "Choose Decision."

Step 4: Complete Your Loan Requirements

If you are accepting subsidized and/or unsubsidized student loans for the first time at Wichita State University, complete your Direct Loan Master Promissory Note and Loan Entrance Counseling at


If you have questions or have had changes in your family's financial circumstances, please contact us 24/7/365 by phone at (316) 978-3430 or by chat at