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    UWL Financial Aid Office

    Water Fountain
    Important dates

     Scholarships and Coffee - Monday Mornings, Walk-in Hours 9 - 11:30am - Murphy Library, Room 150 - FREE COFFEE

    Tuesday, February 2 - FAFSA Workshops - 1pm Wing Room 15
    Tuesday, February 2 - Creating a College Spending Plan - 6pm 337 Cartwright Center
    Wednesday, February 3 - Scholarship Writing Workshop - 6pm 259 Cartwright Center
    Tuesday, February 4 - FAFSA Workshops - 2pm 1101 Centennial Hall
    Tuesday, February 9 - FAFSA Workshops - 1pm Wing Room 15
    Thursday, February 11 - Love & Money - 6pm TBA
    Wednesday, February 17 - Loose Change - 6pm Cellar, Cartwright Center
    Thursday, February 18 - Price is Right-Style Game Night - 5-7:30pm Valhalla, Cartwright Center

    UW-La Crosse Financial Aid in the News
    Education - Paying for College - WKBT News -12/16/2014

    finaid irs video
    IRS Data Retrieval Tool
    Step-by-Step explanation about this tool to import your tax information into your FAFSA.

    finaid seven steps video
    Seven Easy Steps to FAFSA
    A student's guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    Note: This video talks about the PIN number which has since been discontinued. If you have not already done so, you will need to create an FSA User ID and password on the website.

     7 steps to the FAFSA 

    VITA - Volunteer Tax Assistance
    Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) in partnership with $mart La Crosse and the Otto Bremer Foundation is running a FREE Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program which offers free tax help to middle and lowincome individuals and married couples.


    2015-16 Calculating how much you need to borrow

    Higher Education Tax Benefits - 2014 Tax Year - A brochure explaining the various tax benefits regarding higher education

    Federal Tax Return Transcript - if requested, retrieve a pdf of your Federal Tax Return Transcript at

    College Scorecard - For information about UW-La Crosse, when it indicates you should "Search for a college by name..." type in University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.       

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