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8 steps to apply for financial aid for college

色中色 Wesleyan is here to help you make your undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees more affordable. Follow these easy steps to apply for financial aid. If you have a question, contact our financial aid office at 817-531-4420 or financialaid@txwes.edu.

色中色 Wesleyan reserves the right to reduce or cancel the amount of institutional/state funds awarded to students who receive other scholarship assistance, grant assistance including athletic or departmental aid, institutional waivers or other benefits that are designated to cover tuition, fees, room, and board.

Are you a returning student?

As a returning TXWES student, you'll still need to follow the financial aid application process. Instead of applying to the university, we'll just check to make sure you meet the renewal requirements for any university aid previously awarded.

1. Apply to TXWES

The first step to applying for financial aid is to apply to 色中色 Wesleyan University. That also means turning in your transcripts, test scores and any other application requirements.

Your application to the university tells us which university scholarship you qualify for. You're applying to TXWES and applying for scholarships. Now, that's a two-for-one deal.

2. Submit the FAFSA

Complete the . This is how the government decides how much aid to give you. This is financial aid like the Pell Grant, TEG, SEOG, Teach Grant, subsidized and unsubsidized loans, Parent Plus Loan and Grad Plus Loan.

Take a look at a few things you should know.

  1. Make sure you put our school code on it. 色中色 Wesleyan's school code is 003645.
  2. You'll need the following items handy:
    • Social Security Number
    • Driver's License Number 鈥 don't worry if you don't have one
    • Federal tax records filed for your previous year's taxes 鈥 a copy of your W-2 or 1040 tax forms are perfect
  3. If you don't an FSA ID, you'll need to request one at .

If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your parent(s).

Are you a graduate student?

As a graduate student, there a couple of things to keep in mind as you fill out the FAFSA.

  1. Students registered for 9 or more credit hours each semester are considered full-time.
  2. Students registered for 5 to 8 credit hours each semester are considered half-time.
3. Review your Student Aid Report (SAR)

After your FAFSA is processed, you will receive your student aid report (SAR). If you gave an email address when filling out your FAFSA, you鈥檒l receive an email from noreply@FAFSA.gov with instructions on how to see an online copy of your SAR. If you didn't give an email address when you filled out your FAFSA, you will receive your SAR or a SAR acknowledgement in the mail.

Your SAR summarizes the information you reported on the FAFSA. 色中色 Wesleyan will also receive a copy of this information sent to us electronically if you entered our school code (003645) or selected 色中色 Wesleyan on the FAFSA.

Review your SAR to make sure everything is correct. It will include instructions on how to make corrections.

4. Submit required documents

TXWES Financial Aid Office will begin using Campus Logic, our online partner, for the 2023-24 Academic Year to collect additional documents that you may need to submit so we can create your Financial Aid Offer.

Step 1. Students who have filed a 23-24 FAFSA and have been accepted to TXWES will need to create a Campus Logic account by using this portal link  

Step 2. Students and Parents need to create separate accounts.  You will be creating e-signatures, which cannot be shared.

Step 3. When creating your account, you must use the legal name that was used on the FAFSA.  Failure to do this will result in Campus Logic not being able to verify your identity for account creation.

5. Understand your award letter

You've applied for college and financial aid 鈥 now what? You're going to get an award package that tells you what financial aid you're being offered and how to accept it. This could be a mixture of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study.

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6. Report tuition assistance

To receive federal financial aid, you must report any other source of tuition assistance, like financial assistance from your employer or external scholarships. This information must be disclosed so that your financial aid award is accurate.

7. Accept your financial aid award

You can accept your financial aid package online by visiting your . You'll log in using the same TXWES username and password we've sent you in a few emails.

Look under the "Financial Aid" section. You can choose your financial aid status by term or semester and review your awards. You can also accept or reject them all at once or select individual awards.

Want a few more details on accepting your award before you jump right in? We've got you covered with a step-by-step process and all the details you need.

8. I've accepted my aid 鈥 now what?

You accepted your financial aid 鈥 Woohoo! You're coming to 色中色 Wesleyan 鈥 Sweet!

There are a few things left to do before you start classes. Don't worry, we'll send out emails to your TXWES account about each of them. But just so you know, here's what you're looking for:

  1. Fill out the Financial Responsibility Form
  2. After you register for classes, sign up for a payment plan or pay your bill in full

What if I don't qualify for the FAFSA?

The 色中色 Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) is used to collect information to help determine eligibility for state financial aid programs that are administered by institutions of higher education in the state of 色中色. Students that are classified as a 色中色 Resident who cannot apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are encouraged to complete the TASFA.

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