Apply For Financial Aid

1

Complete the Free Application For Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov.

(Required for Federal Grants, Loans, and Work-Study- Wilmington University School Code: 007948)
If needed you may Apply for a Pin Number at www.pin.ed.gov. This will be your electronic signature.


2

Complete a Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) & Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov.

This requirement is a one-time requirement for all federal Subsidized and/or Unsubsidized federal Stafford loan borrowers at WilmU. Graduate/Professional students may need to complete an additional MPN if applying for a federal Graduate PLUS loan.


3

Verify you are Fully Admitted

You must complete the admissions process and be fully accepted into a degree program as a degree-seeking student. Submit all official transcripts to:

Office of Admissions
320 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720


4

Check your Web Campus Account REGULARLY.

If necessary we will notify you of any additional documents needed from you to complete your financial aid application (i.e. if you’re selected for Verification by the federal government). We will also send a Missing Information notification to your home via regular mail.


5

Accept Your Award Offer Online and Sign and Return your Title IV Certification Form

Accept your Award Offer through WebCampus.

Submit a signed Title IV Certification Form to the Financial Aid Office to the address located at the top of the form.


6

Check Your WILDCATS.WILMU.EDU email account

for important information about receiving and maintaining your financial aid funds. Once you submit your aid response in Web Campus, an e-mail will be sent to your wildcats.wilmu.edu mailbox.


7

Maintain Enrollment

In order for your financial aid to be applied to your billing account you must: Enroll in at least half-time status WITHIN YOUR DEGREE PROGRAM in each semester in which you receive federal aid. Half-time status equals: 6 credits for undergraduate students; 5 credits for graduate students.

Students who withdraw from or cease to attend their classes may be subject to a Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) calculation which may result in funds being returned to the federal government and a balance due to the university and/or the federal government. Please check Financial Aid Refunds for more information.


8

Activate your WilmU Refund Debit Card

Visit http://wilmudebitcard.comto activate your debit card.

 


9

Renew your Award

Students must reapply for financial aid each academic year.