News and Events


Important Financial Aid Dates for Fall 2017 Semester

July 24 - September 8: book charging allowed for qualifying students
September 15:
first disbursement of financial aid
September 15: deadline to submit WNCC general scholarship application for 2nd round
September 22: first disbursement of loans for first-time borrowers
October 1: 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens
October 27: second disbursement of fall-only loans
December 21: Satisfactory Academic Progress calculated and emails sent

2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid available Oct. 1st

Where to apply:  FAFSA
What you need:  FAFSA checklist
Helpful information:  FAFSA Tips & Common Mistakes to Avoid

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Update

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) is availabe for use with the 2018-2019 FAFSA.  The DRT remains unavailable for the 2017-2018 FAFSA and will not be reinstated for 2017-2018.

Great Advice for Grads!

If you've recently graduated or are just beginning your college career, check out Inceptia's Great Advice for Grads for some terrific words of wisdom about finances, student loans, and personal and professional happiness!

How to create a Federal Student Aid ID

Do you need to create your FSA ID?  Here is a video and FSA ID fact sheet to help you!

Confused About the Financial Aid Process?

Let us walk you through it step by step!

WNCC Has Partnered with Inceptia to Assist You With Your Student Loan Options!

You're not alone when it comes to student loans. WNCC has partnered with Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP), to provide you with FREE assistance on your Federal student loan obligations to ensure successful, and comfortable, loan repayment. Inceptia's friendly customer representatives may reach out to you during your grace period to answer questions you have about your loan obligation and/or repayment options. They may also contact you if your loan(s) become delinquent. Inceptia is not a collection agency. We've partnered with them to help you explore a wide variety of possibilities such as alternative repayment plans, deferment, consolidation, discharge, forgiveness, and forbearance options. Inceptia will stay in touch with you via phone calls, letters, and/or emails to help you find answers to your questions and solutions to your issues.

For additional resources including information on repayment options, please visit Inceptia's Federal Student Loan Overview website at