The Office of Financial Aid at Wesleyan University is committed to enabling the best qualified students to attend, regardless of the family's financial circumstances. Accordingly, Wesleyan's financial aid program awards assistance solely on the basis of financial need. These pages contain information on the financial aid application process as well as award and financing options for prospective first-year, transfer and returning undergraduate students as well as graduate students.

Important Notes

Current and Returning Students

With the transition of the federal financial aid application to prior-prior year tax information, the 2017-18 financial aid renewal will be based on your 2015 tax information.   While this information was collected last year, our processes requires you to resubmit this information again for the upcoming year.  

Graduating Class of 2017

Information sessions about the Federal and Wesleyan student loans you borrowed while at Wesleyan will be:

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

All sessions will be held in Exley Science Center 150 (Tishler Hall)

These informational sessions are designed to provide you with repayment information for federal and institutional loans you may have borrowed while at Wesleyan.  Information on debt management, budget management, and default prevention, will also be presented at each session.  Representatives from the offices of Student Accounts and Financial Aid will be available to address your questions.At the session, you will also receive your loan exit packet.  The packet contains a list of all the loans you have borrowed while at Wesleyan and instructions for completing mandatory Federal Stafford, Perkins and/or Wesleyan Loan exit counseling.  If you cannot attend, your packet will be mailed to your campus address.  All exit interview materials must be completed by Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  Therefore, if the Exit(s) is not completed by the deadline, we will be placing an administrative hold on your transcript, which will be released as soon as we receive notification that the required Exit Counseling(s) has been completed.