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New Borrowers Direct Loan MPN
The Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) will show satisfied on myPoint accounts in mid August. Loan certifications for the academic year will take place then. Students must be registered at least half-time, have accepted their Direct Loan(s), completed the Entrance Loan Counseling, and successfully completed the MPN.
Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (WHEG) Renamed:
The 2013 Assembly Bill 532 has passed in the WI legislature, now known as the 2013 Wisconsin Act 330, changing the name of the WHEG. If awarded this grant previously, it will now show as WI Grant - UW Students.
2014-2015 Financial Aid Awards
Once all requirements are met, weekly award notices are sent electronically to a UWSP email address, if applicable, or to the permanent email address listed on the FAFSA. Follow the instructions in the email to accept your award.

Has your FAFSA been selected for Verification?
If so, please complete this process promptly to ensure you receive a financial aid award in a timely manner.

Avoid Financial Aid Scams
Never pay a fee to determine whether you are eligible for financial aid. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the only application form used by UWSP to determine financial aid eligibility. Likewise, reputable scholarship organizations do not charge a fee to determine your eligibility. Feel free to visit for a free nationwide scholarship search. For more information about financial aid scams, visit

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FAFSA Overview

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If you have not already done so, file your 2014-2015 FAFSA

June 16

​Standard Summer session begins

August 8

​Summer sessions end

August 28

​Fall aid disburses. View your myPoint Financial Aid Award and Status regarding award information and your Detailed Account Information for disbursements and refund information.

September 2

​Fall semester begins