Student Financial Services

You can afford college

The WSU Student Financial Services Office delivers more than $200 million (systemwide) in financial aid and scholarships to some 15,000 students annually. You can get a great education at an affordable price.

Types of aid Apply for aid Manage your aid

Submit Student Financial Services documents

Review the full calendar for deadlines.

Submit SFS documents

File the 2024/25 FAFSA or WASFA now.

The FAFSA will help you determine your eligibility for federal student aid. If you are an undocumented student, file the WASFA.

FAFSA / WASFA filing instructions

Need help applying for financial aid or understanding your offer letter? Check out our helpful financial aid video library.

Helpful videos and resources

Review tips on applying for financial aid, understanding your financial aid offer letter, loan forgiveness and more.

Videos and resources


of WSU Vancouver students receive some form of financial aid and/or scholarship


in scholarships and tuition waivers to more than 700 WSU Vancouver students


Scholarships can help you pay for college. WSU Vancouver students are eligible for both WSU systemwide scholarships and WSU Vancouver-specific scholarships.

Scholarship opportunities

WSU General Scholarship Application

Act now—apply for hundreds of WSU scholarships today!

Attend a free A – Z of Paying for College workshop

Financial aid can be difficult to understand. We hold workshops throughout the year to explain how it all works. Get your questions answered by financial aid experts.

Upcoming dates

Student Emergency Funds

Student Emergency Funds are available for currently enrolled students (graduate and undergraduate) experiencing financial emergencies. These Emergency Funds can only be accessed if you have exhausted all financial aid resources and are available thanks to generous donations from donors.

We're here to help!

Davina Cepeda

"Moving from Guam to Washington, I've kept my personal finances in mind when it came to furthering my education. Luckily, here at WSU Vancouver, we have amazing resources that have actually helped me reduce my debt since my first year."

—Davina Cepeda, public affairs

Tuition and student account payments

Make tuition and student account payments with the Cashier in the Cougar Center.

Cashier Student accounts

Financial literacy

Better prepare yourself to manage your finances now and in the future with a variety of tools, information and guidance.

Cougar Money Matters


For answers, contact Student Financial Services at or 360-546-9559. Fax documents to 360-546-9032.

Location and hours

Student Financial Services is located in the upper level of the Student Services Center.

Cougar Center hours of operation

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