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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. 18 - Fall bill due - $75 Administrative Fee added for those with outstanding balances

Upcoming Scholarship Resource Center Events
Scholarsips - 12 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, OMSS 1101 Centennial Hall
Upcoming It Make$ Cents! Events
Fraud & Financial Crimes - 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 3310 The U
Rent Smart - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 3110 The U
Dominate Your Debt - 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3110 The U
Financing to Study Abroad - 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 3310 The U


Questions about a 1098-T? FAQs answered

UW-La Crosse Financial Aid in the News:
UWL grads leave school with less debt than most students - WKBT News - 8/28/2017
UW-La Crosse graduates borrow less than most - La Crosse Tribune - 8/28/2017
Education - 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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