Financial Aid and Student Employment

The Financial Aid and Student Employment Office is here to support you in understanding and navigating the financial side of attending college.
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We're Here to Help Students and Families

At UW-Stout's Financial Aid Office, we pride ourselves in providing premier service to our students and their families. We understand that many people cannot meet all the costs of college, so we strive to meet the financial needs of all our students. More than 82% of full-time UW-Stout undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, with the average financial aid package totaling over $10,500.


82% of full-time UW-Stout undergrads receive some form of financial aid.

Serving you

We are here to answer your questions and process financial aid for you!

Our office hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. We are able to schedule in-person or virtual appointments. 

We can be reached through email at You may also call us at 715-232-1363. Make sure to provide your name and campus ID# so we can best help you.

We look forward to helping answer your questions as we move forward together.

Important Dates

October 1 Next year's FAFSA is available online. FAFSA School Code: 003915
March 1 Summer Financial Aid Application will be available when summer registration begins.
March 15 UW-Stout's priority filing date for the FAFSA.
April 15 Tax deadline with the IRS. Keep copies of your tax documents, which may be needed by the Financial Aid Office.
Late May Financial aid recipients undergo what is called Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Generally, this means that financial aid recipients must complete at least 67% of all credits attempted and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.
May, June, July New Direct Stafford loan borrowers must complete entrance counseling online.
Early August Billing notices for fall are emailed from Student Business Services.
Early September Credits and refunds: Fall financial aid is credited to your account and any remaining funds after these charges are paid will be returned to the student in the form of a refund. Refunds will be automatically sent to student's bank account unless specified otherwise.
October 15

Winterm Financial Aid Application will be available when winterm registration begins.

Stout Foundation Scholarship Application is available from mid October through the first Monday in February.

Late December Satisfactory Academic Progress is measured and warning letters are sent to financial aid recipients who fail to complete 67% of all credits attempted or maintain a 2.0 GPA.