Student Handbook

Financial Quick Links

Student Financial Services: Lighty 380, (509) 335-9711; student resource for scholarships, loans, FAFSA information and more.

Cougar Money Management Program: Dean of Students Office, French Ad 122 (509) 335-5757; student resources for budgeting, debt management, and general financial literacy.

CougLink: Managed by ASCC; database for current student jobs, as well as internships and after college employment opportunities.


Student Finances Resource Guide


335-9651; French Ad 342; 8am-5pm, M-F;

  • Official student account notifications are posted on the web
  • Information status of scholarship, third-party, and student account balances
  • All tuition and fees are charged through student accounts
  • Financial aid is also disbursed through student accounts


Financial Aid: 335-9711; Lighty 380; 8am-5pm, M-F;;

  • Administers federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs
  • Determines eligibility for financial aid
  • Facilitates process for WSU’s Emergency Short-term Loan Program
  • Helps students apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Educates students on their rights and responsibilities as financial aid recipients
  • Distributes financial aid information to current and prospective students
  • Participates in campus outreach and orientation events by conducting presentations and workshops
  • Provides assistance to students in understanding and applying for scholarships
  • Offers information on university, college, and department scholarships and on private scholarships
  • Students must complete the WSU Scholarship Application on-line each year to be considered for scholarships