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Financial Aid Process

Investing in your future

What to do and when to do it—so you get the funds you need to pay for college.

To be considered for financial aid, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for each academic year. After that, it's a process. There are steps you need to complete at each stage—after applying, reviewing your offer and ultimately receiving your aid and seeing it applied to your educational expenses.

Financial Aid Process: 1. Apply, 2. After Applying, 3. Review Your Offer, 4. Receive Your Aid - Then go to class!

4 Stages to Fund College

Once you're officially a Phoenix, follow this process to help you pay for college with financial aid.
Not yet a student? You need to apply to UW-Green Bay.


The Department of Education will release the 2024-2025 FAFSA by the end of December 2023. You must apply each year you're seeking aid.

How to Apply for Aid  
Ready Now?
Our FAFSA Federal school code is 003899.

File Your FAFSA 

After Applying

Here are the steps to monitor the status of your FAFSA.

After You Apply  

Your Offer

See how much and what type of financial aid is offered to you. Then, accept or decline it.

Review Your Offer  

Your Aid

On the first day of class, check that your financial aid came through the way you expected.

Use Your Aid

Questions? Just ask.

Understanding your cost of attendance and how it impacts your financial need can be a lot. If you have questions, don't hesitate to ask.

Ask Away!