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Brochures

The UW-La Crosse Financial Aid Office provides various brochures to aid students and parents. These brochures can be read and printed from the links below.

UWL Study Abroad 
Helpful information about financial aid for students who are studying abroad.

Student Employment
Contains information about Federal Work Study and Student Help at UW-La Crosse including FAQ and a list of departments that typically hire first year students.

2016-17 Guide to Your Financial Aid Award
This sheet includes important information about your Financial Aid Award.

2016-17 Guide to Your Graduate Financial Aid Award
This sheet includes important information about your Graduate Financial Aid Award.

2016-17 Limit What You Borrow
Helpful tips to help you minimize the amount of student loan debt you will have.

2016-17 Calculating how much you need to borrow 
If the student's financial aid award is not sufficient to pay their bill, use this helpful sheet to determine how much you need to borrow. 

Direct Lending Basics for Students This booklet from the Department of Education covers the basics about Direct Loans.

Direct Lending Basics for Parents This booklet from the Department of Education covers the basics and FAQ for parents about Direct Loans, with emphasis on the Direct Parent PLUS Loan.

College Preparation Checklist This booklet explains how to prepare academically and financially for college through "to do" lists aimed at students and parents.

Know What You Owe
Chart containing estimated monthly payments for your federal loans.

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program
For loans made under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program and the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program

Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid
Understanding the financial aid process and maximizing resources.