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Important Dates

For Prospective Undergraduates

December 1
Merit Application Deadline- Johnson Scholarship applications are due for Early Decision I, Early Decision II, and Regular Decision applicants.

December 1
Early Decision I Applicants: Deadline for submitting the Need Based Application
Award notifications will be sent December 21, 2013.

January 15
Early Decision II Applicants: Deadline for submitting the Need Based Application
Award notifications will be sent February 4, 2014.

February 15
Regular Decision Applicants: Deadline for submitting the Need Based Application
Award notifications will be sent April 1, 2014.

Please note we do not accept application materials via fax or email.  You should mail your documents to our office at W&L Financial Aid Office, 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA  24450.  We also accept documents via electronic upload.

 


For Current Undergraduates:

January 1, 2014
The FAFSA becomes available online for completion. The FAFSA is the only required application for federal grants, federal loans, and/or federal work-study awards.  Note: Please do not complete the FAFSA until all 2013 taxes are complete.

June 1, 2014 
Your complete institutional need-based grant application must be received by the financial aid office. The application includes: 

  • FAFSA
  • CSS Profile - Complete at least one week prior to the deadline.
  • 2013 federal tax returns including all schedules, W-2s, 1099s, etc for parents and students
  • 2013 business tax returns including all schedules, K-1s, worksheets, etc, if applicable

Please note we do not accept application materials via fax or email. You should mail your documents to our office at W&L Financial Aid Office, 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450.  We also accept documents via electronic upload.

Late June  
Financial Aid award letters will be available via the web at Aid Status Online as applications are completed.  Students who submit their applications after the deadlines will receive their award letters later in the summer.

 


For Law Students:

January 1, 2014 
The FAFSA is available online.  For law students, this is the only document required to apply for need-based aid.

February 15, 2014
Applicants for the 2014-15 academic year are encouraged to submit their FAFSA by February 1, 2014.  Submission of the FAFSA by this date will ensure a timely response from the Financial Aid Office.

April 1, 2014
Returning students should submit their FAFSA application by April 1, 2014.