Financial Aid

Welcome to the University of Washington's Office of Student Financial Aid
Whether you attend our Seattle, Tacoma, or Bothell campuses, you're in the right place to get all the information you need on qualifying for, applying for and receiving financial aid. We encourage you to explore the many scholarship, grant, loan, and work-study options available that help make paying for college as affordable as possible.


** Office Hours **
Financial Aid office hours for in-person & phones are:
. Monday 9 am - 5 pm
. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
. Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Phones close at 4:45 pm daily

2013-14 Financial Aid Awards
Financial Aid awards for students attending Autumn-Spring 2013-14 will be prepared by mid-July. Students who are attending Summer quarter or who have previously been awarded for the academic year may also receive a revised award in mid-July now that tuition levels have been confirmed.

Financial Aid Status on MyUW
You can view your Financial Aid Status on MyUW to see your award details, accept your aid, view messages, and check on the status of documents you have submitted to our office.

2013-14 Financial Aid
The Priority Filing Deadline for 2013-14 has passed but you may still file a FAFSA as a late applicant. Carefully read all of the information about the application process and transmit your 2013-14 FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA as soon as possible. You must list the "University of Washington-Seattle" Code #003798.

YouTube Videos
Federal Student Aid has produced a series of videos to help you understand the financial aid process. You can view how to fill out a FAFSA, get information on different types of aid, and loan repayment information. In addition, you can learn how to use the IRS data retrieval tool to import federal tax information.

Financial Aid Estimator | Net Price Calculator
Undergraduate students may use our Financial Aid Estimator | Net Price Calculator to assist in calculating estimated financial aid awards.

Direct Loan Exit Counseling
If you have borrowed a Federal Direct Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, and/or Graduate Plus loan, you are required to complete Exit Counseling when you graduate or are no longer enrolled at least half-time at the UW. For more details, see the Exit Counseling Guide.

Satisfactory Academic Progress
Review the new policies for undergraduate and graduate students. If you have questions, check with a financial aid counselor.