Office of Financial Aid

Apply for Federal Aid

Welcome to the Financial Aid Department. We recognize that obtaining a higher education represents an important and significant financial commitment for families. The Financial Aid department is here to provide education and information, guidance and support for individuals and families interested in the financial aid process. In this role we:

  • Process applications
  • Determine eligibility
  • Exercise stewardship over funds
  • Adhere to the rules and regulations governing the distribution of aid
  • Provide efficient service to all students serviced in the department

To be considered for aid, all students must be admitted to Southwest as a degree seeking student and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov.

How to Apply for Financial Aid