Access to your specific financial aid information can be found through your MyUW Student Center.

If you are requesting student-specific information, please make sure to have ready/include the student's Campus ID Number.

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Release of Information

OSFA follows federal guidance of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) and encourages students to complete the release of information request before any third party inquires about a student’s record.

Meet Our Team

The Office of Student Financial Aid takes great pride in our commitment to position students at the center of our “Forward Focus.” Learn more about us and how we can help you.

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Schedule an Appointment

Current UW Madison students may schedule appointments using the Starfish tool in the MyUW portal. Prospective students and all others will need to call our office to schedule.

Call 608.262.3060

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Visit Campus Office Hours

Our advisors hold office hours at various locations across campus - check out the UW Events Calendar for upcoming locations and times.

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Request Outreach

We're interested in collaborating with campus and community partners who seek to provide educational opportunities to residents of the state of Wisconsin. How can we assist in your efforts?

uwcrest_web_sm_shadoFederal Direct & Private Loans

Oversees the overall administration of the Federal Direct Loan program as well as the certification of private student loan.


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Oversees the administration of the Federal Work Study program, including managing approved off-campus employers, as well as the online Student Jobs website – a searchable database of available on- and off-campus student jobs.


uwcrest_web_sm_shadoStudent Loan Servicing

Works alongside the Bursar’s Student Loan Office to help in repayment of Perkins, Institutional, and Short-Term student loans.


Loan Worksheet for Deferment or Forbearance

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