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How to Get All Required Financial Aid Documentation
Documents Required:

If you are intending to qualify your application using Financial Aid, you are required to provide the following documents at the time of application in order to verify your financial aid award, excess refunds, and status.

- Financial Aid Awards For Each Academic Year (current & future)

- Bill & Payments Ledger For Each Semester (of current and future academic years)


Below you will find instructions to assist you with locating the required documents if you attend Western Carolina University. If you attend another college or university, please contact that institution's Financial Aid Office and/or Bursar's Office for assistance in locating the documents.



How to Find Financial Aid Award in MyWCU:
  • Log into MyWCU
  • Type Financial Aid into the search bar
  • Click on Financial Aid Home
  • Click Financial Aid Status
  • You will see a page that requests the Selected Aid Year
  • Fill in 2019-2020 year
  • A page will pull up that says "Overall Status of Financial Aid 2019-2020 Academic Year… you have been awarded financial aid which totals $xxxx."
  • Select Financial Aid History
  • The page that opens is your financial aid award
  • Screenshot this whole page.
  • Make sure your name (log in) is showing on this screenshot!
  • Repeat for each academic year required.
Make sure you are getting the award for the following terms/years:
Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Fall 2020/Spring 2021 (if available)



How to Find Financial Aid TouchNet Ledger in MyWCU:
  • Log into MyWCU
  • Type Financial Aid into the search bar
  • Click on Financial Aid Home
  • Click Financial Aid Status
  • You will see a page that requests the Selected Aid Year
  • Fill in 2019-2020 year
  • A page will pull up that says "Overall Status of Financial Aid 2019-2020 Academic Year… you have been awarded financial aid which totals $xxxx."
  • Return back to the Financial Aid Home
  • Now go to the Accounts and Payments Tab
  • From here, select Bill + Payment (it will redirect you to a new page).
  • Select the tab that says View Activity
  • Go to the current semester and download the PDF file of this TouchNet ledger. Repeat for all required semesters.
Make sure you are getting the ledgers for the following terms/years:
Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Fall 2020/Spring 2021 (if available)