Student Emergency Funds
Student Emergency Funds are available for currently enrolled students (graduate and undergraduate) experiencing financial emergencies (housing, food, health care, materials required for classes in the current online instruction environment...) related to the current COVID-19 situation. These Emergency Funds can only be accessed if you have exhausted all financial aid resources and are available thanks to generous donations from donors.
Spring 2021 changes
Financial aid will be disbursed later than originally scheduled this spring. For students starting spring term on Jan. 19:
Financial aid will begin being disbursed Jan. 11.
Refunds will begin being disbursed Jan. 12 – 13.
Learn more and find information about direct deposit, Landlord Letters and other resources on the Spring 2021 Changes webpage.
COVID-19 Financial Aid Information
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.
- Aid eligibility
- WSU financial aid estimator and net price calculator
- Aid for undocumented students
- Ayuda Financiera En Espańol
Submit Student Financial Services documents
Review the full calendar for deadlines.
File your FAFSA or WASFA
The time to file your 2021/22 FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid—is now.
The FAFSA will help you determine your eligibility for federal student aid. The WSU school code for all campuses is 003800. If you are an undocumented student, file the WASFA—Washington Application for State Financial Aid.
Learn more about the FAFSA and WASFA.
College Goal Washington
Need help filing your FAFSA/WASFA? The fall 2020 College Goal Washington program has passed, but you can still pick up a few important tips for filing the FAFSA/WASFA.
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.
WSU General Scholarship Application
Act now—apply for hundreds of WSU scholarships today!
The 2021/22 WSU General Scholarship Application deadline has passed. The 2022/23 application will open fall 2021.
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.
"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 freshman year."
—Davina Cepeda, public affairs
Schedule a virtual appointment
Schedule a 30-minute virtual appointment with Student Financial Services.
Location and hours
Student Financial Services is located in the upper level of the Student Services Center.
Due to the current COVID-19 guidelines, Student Financial Services at WSU Vancouver is closed for in-person assistance.