Student Financial Services

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.

Student Emergency Funding Request

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

New COVID Funding available soon from the CRRSA Act of 2021.

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 your FAFSA or WASFA

The time to file your 2021/22 FAFSAFree Application for Federal Student Aidis now.

File your FAFSA

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.

Scholarship opportunities

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.

Upcoming dates

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 freshman 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

Loan forgiveness and additional information

Learn about loan forgiveness and review additional resources.



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

Schedule a virtual appointment

Schedule a 30-minute virtual appointment with Student Financial Services.

Currently enrolled WSU Vancouver students Prospective students

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.

Cougar Center hours of operation

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