File your FAFSA or WASFA

The time to file your 2022/23 FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid—is October. Not eligible to file a FAFSA? Complete a WASFA—Washington Application for State Financial Aid.

Get started

Unsure where to start? Check out the the following video.

Heads up, the WASFA website has changed! File at wsac.wa.gov/wasfa.

First-time FAFSA filers

Review the following video on how to create an FSA ID.

2022/23 FAFSA/WASFA filing details

Filing deadlines

There are two deadlines—know yours:

1. Already attending classes at WSU?

If you are enrolled at any WSU campus as of Sept. 3, 2021 for any number of credits:

  • Your FAFSA or WASFA must be filed by Nov. 30, 2021.
    • Submit all Financial Aid Additional Information Requests by Feb. 15, 2022.

2. Not yet attending classes at WSU?

  • Your FAFSA or WASFA must be filed by Jan. 31, 2022.
    • Submit all Financial Aid Additional Information Requests by March 31, 2022.

Family financial changes?

If your family has had or is expecting a change in financial situation since filing the 2022/23 FAFSA and 2020 tax information, you will have the opportunity to request a financial review by submitting a Special Circumstances Appeal with the WSU Student Financial Services office.