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2014-15 FAFSA Application Processing

The WIU Financial Aid Office began processing 2014-15 award letters on January 23, 2014.

We are so excited that many of you followed our request to file early – 1,300 students filed on January 1st and over 5,200 filed by January 31st! But now we have a backlog to work through – please see the chart below to determine when to expect your award letter.

Files that must be reviewed manually will be reviewed in date order. Please note that beginning mid-March, we will also be processing Summer 2014 Financial Aid Applications.

If your FAFSA was selected for verification and all required documents were submitted to the Financial Aid Office
- OR -
If your FAFSA was NOT selected for verification and your initial FAFSA was submitted:

Expect your award letter, or a request for additional information, no sooner than*:

January 1-31 March 10
February 1-14 March 17
February 15-28 March 24
March 1-14 March 31
March 15-21 April 4
March 22-28 April 18
March 31-April 4 April 25
April 5-11 May 2
April 12-18 May 9
April 19-25 May 16
April 26-May 2 May 23
May 3-9 May 30
May 10-16 June 6

*Please allow more time to complete processing if additional information is requested during the review