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UWL Financial Aid Office

Water fountain

Important dates

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8:30 p.m. Roger Harring Stadium - Movie night at the stadium, "The Big Short".
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m. TBA - Money habitudes with Murray the Money Dog
Friday, Sept. 23, 2:30 p.m. Centennial Hall - Colin Ryan, comedic financial expert
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m. Ward Room, Cartwright - Creating a college spending plan
Thursday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. Cellar, Cartwright Center - Game night

UW-La Crosse Financial Aid in the News
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.
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. 


2016-17 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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