Resources

Resources

The following are links to online resources that may be helpful in the financial aid process:

Learning About Financial Aid

Some sites are specifically for secondary students learning about going to college:

Filing for Financial Aid

Important Note: Please be aware that starting with the 2017-2018 school year, the FAFSA will be going
under a great many changes.  One of these changes is going to be the availability of when a student can file a FAFSA. Necessarily, this will affect UWS' priority deadline date.  Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, UWS’ priority deadline date will be December 15, 2016.   Award notifications for the 2017-2018 year will be sent out sometime in February 2017.

Scholarship Resources

Loan Resources

  • If you are a first time borrower under the Direct Loan program, you must complete an electronic Master Promissory Note
  • If you are a first time borrower under the Direct Loan program, you must complete Loan Entrance Counseling
  • PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note for parents of a dependent student taking a Parent PLUS loan. 
  • Direct Loans may be serviced by one of eight service centers. It is the goal of the Department of Education that all of your Direct Loans will have the same servicer. To find out who is servicing your loan(s), please log onto the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) and view the individual loan(s). Each will list the servicer with their customer service contact information. Customer Service Centers include Direct Loan Servicing, Great Lakes, Nelnet, Fedloan (PHEAA), Sallie Mae, CornerStone, ESA/Edfinancial, and MOHELA. 
  • You may view your federal student loan history on the National Student Loan Data System
  • When you leave UW-Superior, you will need to complete exit counseling for your Direct Loans
  • Loan consolidation

Other Federal Resources