Financial Aid | Western Oregon University

Thank you for visiting the Financial Aid Office! Our team is here to serve both prospective and current students alike with helpful answers and resources. Whether you are exploring options for funding your future or already enrolled at WOU, you will find the insights you need within our pages.

Please take a look around our site, and if you have further questions, contact us!

Note: Financial Aid has partnered with Ascendium Education Solutions to provide annual student debt letters to those who have received federal student loans at WOU. Review your letter to learn about interest rates and lifetime loan limits.

2024-2025 FAFSA® Updates & Information

The Department of Education has now enabled FAFSA corrections. You can log into your FAFSA account to correct any of your FAFSA data.

Western Oregon University is currently receiving batches of data from the US Department of Education that will help us create financial aid offers for new and returning students.

We anticipate that we will be sending out offers starting in early May for students with completed applications.

Changes to the 2024-2025 FAFSA®

There are new changes to the FAFSA®.

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Updates to the 2024-2025 ORSAA

The ORSAA has been updated to align with the FAFSA® and the FAFSA® Simplification Act.

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A new self-service mobile financial aid process is here!

Contact Financial Aid for Help

We are available by phone or email!

We are happy to assist with general questions and application inquiries. 

Contact 503-838-8475 for assistance. 

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm

Front Desk

In-Person Services

We are open for walk-ins:

Monday thru Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Email to ask questions or submit requested information.  

Book an Appointment

Financial aid counselors want to help! 

We can help you learn about financial aid options and  financial literacy. 

Schedule in-person/phone/virtual appointments with your counselor using the WCS icon.  

Location: WOU Welcome Center, Room 140