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.

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Office Hours - March 30 - April 3
The Financial Aid Office is open from 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday of the first week of Spring quarter. Phones close at 4:45 pm daily.

Office Hours - March 25 - 27
The Financial Aid Office is open for in-person & phones:
Monday & Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm. Phones close at 4:45 pm daily.
** These hours are subject to change throughout the year, check our website for updated hours.**

Spring Quarter Aid Disbursement
Financial aid for Spring quarter will begin disbursing on March 25. Aid is first disbursed to your student account to pay your tuition and fees. Any remaining balance will be sent to your bank if you have signed up for direct deposit and should be available within 3 business days. For additional information on aid disbursement, see How to Receive your Financial Aid.

2015-16 Financial Aid
The Priority Filing Deadline for 2015-16 has passed but you may still file a FAFSA as a late applicant. Carefully read all of the information about the application process and send/transmit your 2015-16 FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA as soon as possible. You must list the "University of Washington-Seattle" Code #003798.

Incoming Students
You will need your UW NetID in order to access your online Financial Aid award. For information about setting up your UW NetID go to the link for the campus you will be attending: Seattle, Bothell or Tacoma.

2015-16 Awards
Awards for graduate students for the academic year (Summer 15 - Spring 16) are available. Check MyUW Financial Aid Status to see your award details, accept your aid, view messages, and check on the status of documents you have submitted to our office.

Filling out the FAFSA
There are a variety of resources available to help you as you complete the FAFSA.

Real Hope Act
Review details about the Real Hope Act, extending State Need Grant eligibility to some undocumented residents. The priority deadline to complete the application for 2015-16 is February 28, 2015. Additional information about this program can be found here.

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.

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

2014-15 Financial Aid
The Priority Filing Deadline for 2014-15 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 2014-15 FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA as soon as possible. You must list the "University of Washington-Seattle" Code #003798.

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.