Applying for Federal/State Aid (Priority Date: March 1)

When students complete their FAFSA by the March 1 preceding the academic year during which they will enroll, they are guaranteed the maximum in grant money for which they have eligibility.

Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) new or renewal application at: If student does not have access to the internet, he can request a paper application by calling 1-800-433-3243 or print an application from The application is available in English or Spanish.

Southwestern requests the following to award aid:

  1. Results of your FAFSA.
  2. Some aid applications require additional verification. Students will be informed of the additional document requirements.