Financial Aid Process: Returning Student
Returning students will be provided with an email containing the necessary links to start the application process. The priority filing deadline for returning students is April 1. Students whose FAFSA results and Data Form (see F.A. forms page) are received by the Financial Aid Office by April 1 will receive priority in the awarding process and in determining eligibility for Federal Perkins Loan and Federal Work-Study funds and Widener Law's Institutional Need Based Dean's Grant Program.

The Financial Aid Office strongly encourages you to use to the internet to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed at You can access your renewal application by using the PIN number that was mailed to you by the Department of Education. If you have misplaced your PIN number, you may request a duplicate from the same site. Duplicate PIN numbers will be mailed within 10 days or provided to you via email in 48 hours. The Widener Law Institutional Data Form can be downloaded on the Forms page.

Students planning to enroll for a summer session and requiring financial aid to be processed must complete a Summer Intent Form. This form is available for download. Additional forms are available in the Financial Aid Office. Those students attending summer school for the first time or studying abroad are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the Financial Aid Office to finalize their aid, including loans for the 2014-2015 year. Evening and phone appointments are available on a limited basis. Students attending summer classes must indicate their requested summer loan amount on the Summer Intent Form.

It is vitally important that students submit all required forms to the Financial Aid Office in a timely manner. Students are reminded to read carefully and complete all financial aid forms correctly. Failure to do so will cause delays in processing and may result in the loss of aid.

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