Financial Aid
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News & Updates

  • Accepted and fully processed spring financial aid will subtract from eligible charges on your WINS student account overnight the evening of January 23.  You will not see your spring financial aid in your WINS student account inquiry screen until the morning of January 24, 2023.  
    • If you see a negative balance on your WINS Student Account, that means your financial aid has paid toward your charges, but the refund is still pending. 
    • The Cashier’s Office will initiate electronic refunds on January 26, but it can take your bank and additional 5 days to make the funds available to you. 
    • If you did not sign up for electronic refunds, paper checks will be cut on January 31.
  • You can view your current charges now by logging in to WINS, selecting Student Financial Account, and then Account Inquiry  
  • When will financial aid pay your eligible charges?  When is tuition due?  Find financial aid dates of importance here!
  • Need help with your financial aid? Contact us at 262.472.1130 to schedule a phone or WebEx meeting!
  • Need help understanding your award offer? Review this page
  • Haven't received your aid award offer? Check your To Do list in WINS for incomplete items. Any required forms can be found here

Important Links

Getting Started

  • The 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened Oct. 1, 2022 at Include 2021 income (transfer it from the IRS within the FAFSA for the most accurate data) and list UW-W's code, 003926. UW-W's priority aid application completion date for 2023-2024 is Jan. 1, 2023.
  • The 2022-2023 FAFSA remains open at Include 2020 income on this FAFSA.


Financial Aid Office
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
130 Hyer Hall
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: (262) 472-1130
Fax: (262) 472-5655
Email us!
Meet the Staff

Office Hours

Lobby Open: 
Mon-Fri: 8 AM - 4:00 PM
Phones Answered:
Mon-Fri: 8 AM - 4:30 PM 

Walk-in Advising

Mon, Tues, & Wed: 9 AM-4 PM
Thursday: 12:30 PM - 4 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
*May be with remote Advisor