Timeline to receive an award


  • Submit application for admissions
  • Request official transcript to be sent
  • Apply for your FSA ID


  • FAFSA on the WEB is activated
  • CUW school code is 003842
  • When applying on the WEB and you are a Dependent, Parent and Student must have an FSA ID to electronically sign the FAFSA
  • Student receives a SAR (Student Aid Report) with the results of filing the FAFSA, review this form for accuracy. PRINT a copy of your SAR
  • Make necessary corrections online


  • Initial Financial Aid Award Notifications are mailed

*FAFSA application received by MARCH 15th will receive full consideration for institutional aid


  • Special Conditions are addressed
  • Revisions are sent as awards are updated
  • Estimated billing statements are mailed


  • Pay remaining balance on your bill
  • Relax and pack your bags