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Financial Aid 101 now available on Blackboard!

Financial Aid 101

Department of WKU Student Financial Assistance     

 

Registration Guidelines     

 

What is Financial Aid 101?

This is an organizational site created by the WKU Student Financial Assistance Department. It is designed to educate WKU students about financial aid. The site contains various learning modules that contain pertinent student financial aid information such as instructions on how to apply for federal financial aid, explanations on the different types of federal aid that students might be eligible to receive (i.e., grants, unsubsidized loans, etc.), and definitions of key concepts and terminology.

 

Why should I consider enrolling into Financial Aid 101?

Do you have questions about how to apply for federal financial aid? Or, are wondering what it means to be selected for Verification? This site contains learning modules that will help students to learn more about how to obtain and maintain their federal financial aid. Federal financial aid is money provided by the government in order to help parents/students pay for certain college expenses.

 

Who can enroll into Financial Aid 101?

Financial Aid 101 is available to any current WKU faculty, staff, or student.

 

How can I access Financial Aid 101?

The first step to accessing this content is to be sure you are logged into your BLACKBOARD account. From there participants can self-enroll by clicking on the following url link: https://blackboard.wku.edu/webapps/blackboard/execute/enrollCourse?context=Org&course_id=_113544_1   You will then be redirected to a Self Enrollment site on Blackboard. Click SubmitThis will allow you to register for Financial Aid 101.

 

I’ve registered for Financial Aid 101. What is the next step?

In order to access Financial Aid 101, login to Blackboard. Next, select the tab titled My Organizations. The Financial Aid 101 link will be available on this webpage.

 

If you have questions about Financial Aid 101, please contact us at:

 

STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

317 Potter Hall

1901 College Heights Blvd. #11018

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1018

Ph: 270:745-2755

Mail: fa.counselors@wku.edu

 

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The Department of Student Financial Assistance will be closed from Thursday, December 14 through Monday, January 1. The office will reopen on Tuesday, January 2.

2018-2019 FAFSA Update

The 2018-2019 FAFSA will be available for submission on October 1, 2017.

2017-2018 Verification Update

KHEAA Verify has been contracted to complete all verification services on behalf of WKU

2016-2017 Verification Update

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Financial Aid 101 now available on Blackboard!

Want to know more about financial aid? Have questions about the FAFSA and what it can do for you as a student? Be a smart borrower and learn more through Financial Aid 101!!!

Featured Articles
Department Will Be Closed

The Department of Student Financial Assistance will be closed from Thursday, December 14 through Monday, January 1. The office will reopen on Tuesday, January 2.

2018-2019 FAFSA Update

The 2018-2019 FAFSA will be available for submission on October 1, 2017.

2017-2018 Verification Update

KHEAA Verify has been contracted to complete all verification services on behalf of WKU

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