Western Kentucky University

Student Financial Assistance

FAQs About Tranfer Students

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I plan to transfer to WKU, what do I need to do to receive financial aid?
At least 10 weeks before you expect to enroll at WKU, transfer students should complete the following: If you plan to transfer to WKU from another institution and you have already completed the FAFSA, make sure that you have listed WKU as one of the colleges and universities to receive the results. If WKU was not listed, follow the instructions on your Student Aid Report (SAR) to add WKU. WKU's federal code number is 002002. If you have been awarded a subsidized or unsubsidized Federal Stafford or Federal Direct Loan or Federal PLUS Loan, contact your lender or servicer to cancel the remaining disbursements and obtain a deferment form. Contact the financial aid office at your current institution for loan exit information. If you have been awarded a Federal Perkins Loan, notify the financial aid office at your current institution of your plans to transfer and obtain a deferment form. A loan exit interview will be required.

FAQs About Concurrent Enrollment

I am a WKU student and plan to take classes at another university as a transient, concurrent or guest student, what do I need to do to use my financial aid?
Complete a Consortium Agreement form at least one semester prior to enrollment at the visited institution.
 Last Modified 7/22/13