Student Financial Aid

News and Updates


August 30, 2021

Phone Services Resumes

Effective September 1 The Financial Aid Office will resume phone services.  You may reach a financial aid counselor at 206-543-6101 during our phone service hours: September 15 – October 8 Monday – Friday 10:00am – 3:00pm   Limited Phone Appointments will also be available each week. Phone appointments are limited to 10 minutes and can be…


May 23, 2021

Student Appointments

If you are a currently registered UW Seattle student and you wish to speak with one of our financial aid counselors you can use our scheduling page to book an appointment. The appointments are over the phone, and are limited to 10 minutes in order to serve as many students as we can. You will…


April 6, 2021

Glossary of Terms

The is a glossary of common terms used on award notices by schools nationwide. This information my help you compare award notices you receive from different schools. Click here for more information. You can review all of our recent news and updates on this page.


April 5, 2021

Welcome New Huskies!

Congratulations New Husky! We understand you and your parent(s) may have many questions about the financial aid process. We hope that this page will help you find the answers to your questions.


March 31, 2021

SNAP (Food Assistance) Expanded Eligibility

During the public health emergency, a temporary federal rule change provides expanded eligibility for food assistance (SNAP benefits) to college students enrolled at least half time. Students that have a $0 expected family contribution (EFC) as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or students that have a Work Study Award as part of their…


March 16, 2021

Washington Emergency Relief Grant

For information about Washington Emergency Relief Grant (WERG) please see this page.


March 6, 2021

Non-Resident Students

For more information about aid available for non-resident students, please see this page.


March 5, 2021

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

For information about Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and the UW Federal Emergency Relief Fund please see this page.


March 1, 2021

March 2021 Hours

Financial aid counselors are available Monday through Friday for phone appointments. If you are a currently registered UW Seattle student and you wish to speak with one of our financial aid counselors you can use our scheduling page to book an appointment. The appointments are over the phone, and are limited to 10 minutes in order to…


January 1, 2021

WSAC Information Stimulus Checks

Washington Student Achievement Council has posted some useful information about recovery rebates (stimulus checks). For more information please see their COVID-19 page. The information about rebates (stimulus checks) can be found under the section for “non-academic resources for students”.



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