March 1, 2021: FAFSA Priority Deadline
Submit by March 1, 2021, for best award.
To optimize your eligibility for loans and grants, fill out the FAFSA at fafsa.gov by the March 1, 2021, priority deadline.
Note: After the priority deadline, you can still submit a FAFSA, although without priority status.
March 15, 2021: Official Award & Checklist
Look for this starting mid-March 2021.
Once you’ve been accepted and completed a FAFSA, you will see your award by mail and Western email. Included will be the Financial Aid Checklist containing important instructions: how to accept full or partial loan amounts, complete entrance counseling and loan agreements.
April 15, 2021: Common Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 15, 2021.
Looking for more aid? You can apply for many scholarships via Western’s Common Scholarship Application. To browse and apply for scholarships, visit western.edu/common-scholarships.
Note: For information about all Western scholarships, visit our Scholarships page.
May 1, 2021: Submit Tuition & Housing Deposits
Join the Mountaineer family.
Pay your tuition and housing deposits to lock in your place among Western’s Class of ’25. Class registration opens May 1, 2021. Tuition deposit must be submitted to take the registration survey, which is the key to building your first class schedule. Western’s housing survey becomes available in March; deposit by then to select a roommate and housing.