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Welcome to Financial Aid!

Greetings from the Financial Aid Office at William Paterson University! We are here to provide you with the necessary information to locate and secure available funding for your education, whether you are an undergraduate, graduate or professional student. We are committed to providing exemplary service to our students and their families, the University, and the community at large.

Our primary objective is to assist students and families in planning and meeting expenses associated with attendance at the University. We focus on establishing aid eligibility, packaging scholarships, waivers, grants, loans and student employment to eligible students, and providing financial aid counseling for the resolution of problems associated with financing an education.

This web page contains all of the information you will need to navigate the financial aid process at William Paterson University. We have many links to tutorials as well as federal and state programs to help streamline the financial aid process.

We are here to serve your needs!

Submit your 2018-2019 FAFSA today!

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Fall 2018 Deadline to Appeal: August 15, 2018

Appeal Guidelines

The following documents should be carefully reviewed BEFORE you submit your appeal:

  1. Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy - Click Here
  2. FAQ Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress - Click Here
  3. Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Flowchart - Click Here 
  4. Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Tips - Click Here
  5. Online Appeal form - Click Here

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New Students