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UWL Financial Aid Office

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Important dates

Alert: IRS Data Retrieval tool currently not available

Important Dates

Monday, Sept 4 - Labor Day - Financial Aid Office closed
Tuesday, Sept 5 - First day of Fall semester - Financial Aid applied to bills
Wednesday, Sept 6 - First bill emailed to student's campus email
Monday, Sept 18 - Fall bill due - $75 Administrative Fee added for those with outstanding balances

Questions about a 1098-T? FAQs answered

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

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

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

IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter - if requested for the FAFSA verification, more information about the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter can be found here.

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   
A very handy step by step blog for filling out the FAFSA from the U.S. Department of Education. 

Financial Life According To ...
Students talk about how to be responsible with money and why it matters.


 Calculating how much you need to borrow

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