Financial aid forms and worksheets
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
UNW FAFSA school code: 002371
Begin the financial Aid process each year by going to FAFSA.gov and completing your FAFSA application to calculate your financial need for college. The FAFSA is the application used to applying for federal, state, and University of Northwestern financial aid.
How to submit forms
Send completed forms to the UNW Financial Aid Office via:
Mail to 3003 Snelling Ave. N, St. Paul, MN 55113
Email as attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax to 651-628-3332.
If your FAFSA is slected for verification by the Department of Education you will need to complete a Verification Worksheet. Please complete, sign, and return the worksheet requested promptly. Your financial aid award cannot be determined until the signed verification document and all requirements are received and processed.
Complete only one of the verification worksheets below. To avoid delays, submit the correct worksheet requested of you. You can find your Verification Worksheet number by logging on to theROCK, selecting the Finances tab, and viewing your Financial Aid Requirements.
2017–18 Dependent Students
2017–18 Independent Student
2016–17 Dependent Students
2016–17 Independent Student
Parental and student appeal forms
The Department of Education gives us limited authority to make adjustments to a student's eligibility when circumstances arise that are out of the control of the parent/student. If a parent/student feels that they have an appealable situation, this form should be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office.
2016–17 Student Appeal - Nursing Students
Off-campus studies application
In addition to the FAFSA, student will also need to complete Off-Campus paperwork to receive financial aid at UNW for a period of time when you will be studying off-campus. Some students will also need to have a Consortium Agreement completed. Summer studies are considered at the end of a school year. Submission of these forms do not guarantee assistance is available and are for students seeking a traditional undergraduate degree.
There are four off-campus study groups (A, B, C, and D). Please talk to the financial aid off-campus study coordinator to find out which group you are in and to find out which off-campus assistance form you need to complete, and to find out if a Consortium Agreement is needed.
International Student financial assistance application
International Students must complete this form to receive financial assistance to attend University of Northwestern. Funds are awarded on the basis of financial need and is for students seeking a traditional undergraduate degree who are not resident aliens.