Financial Aid

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Current Financial Aid News:

  • Apply for the 19-20 UWRF Scholarships NOW - many deadlines are as early as January 30th, 2019! Log in to the UW-River Falls Scholarship System to complete your application!
  • IRS WARNS of NEW EMAIL SCAM: Fradulent emails have been sent out and appear to be sent from "IRS Online." The email could contain and attachment labeled "Tax Account Transcript," or something similar. The IRS does not send unsolicited emails to the public or emails with senseitive information. IRS asks to not open the email and to delete it or forward the email to If using an employer's computer, the IRS asks the employee to notify his or her company of the email.
  • Complete your FAFSA: If you are interested in receiving federal and state financial aid for the 2018-19 academic year, you must complete a FAFSA application. The FAFSA is also available for the 2019-2020 Academic Year as of October 1, 2018.
  • FAFSA Deadlines: The 18-19 FAFSA application deadline is June 30, 2019. Please have your FAFSA application in as soon as possible so as not to delay your Financial Aid Award.
  • External Scholarship Checks: If you have received an External Scholarship please submit the check to the UWRF Student Billing Office, 215 North Hall.
  • It has been brought to our attention that someone pretending to be from the IRS is calling UWRF college students stating that the student owes a "college tax." This is a SCAM. The IRS does NOT call anyone to tell them they owe specific taxes. We advise students to not answer these calls and certainly do not give out any personal information. If you have questions, please contact our office.
  • New to FAFSA: As of May 10, 2015, the Federal Student Aid PIN has been replaced with the FSA ID. To learn more about the FSA ID and how to create this ID, please visit The Federal Student Aid webpage.
  • 18-19 Money Matters Presentation: Financial Aid and Billing information.
  • IMPORTANT for students and families: You should ONLY use when applying for financial aid.
    Be aware that you may receive information from other organizations including one called Student Financial Resource Center (SFRC). These organizations are not affiliated with the university and do not have our permission nor our endorsement to contact you. Remember, you NEVER need to pay anything to apply for financial aid. Always contact our office directly if you have any questions regarding anything you receive by mail or email.
  • Have you received an Outside Scholarship?  Federal regulations require financial aid offices to include all outside funding in student aid awards. Utilize the Outside Resource Notification Form to promptly notify us of any outside resources you receive.
  • Submitting IRS tax information to UW-River Falls for your financial aid: 
    If you received a Verification Missing Information Email, visit our Submit Verification Documents page to view instructions on submitting your IRS tax information to UW-River Falls.
  • Journey through Financial Aid:  An introduction to understanding and obtaining financial aid, for prospective college and university students.




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Financial Aid Office
P: 715-425-3141
F: 715-425-0708
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
315 North Hall