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Summer Awards

Summer Federal aid consists of federal loans and, if eligible, a Pell Grant.  Summer students must enroll for at least half-time status as defined by Federal Regulations to receive federal assistance, defined as 6 UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT HOURS for undergraduate students and 4.5 GRADUATE CREDIT HOURS for graduate students.  This is not the same as half-time status through the office of the Registrar.

Changing the session and/or number of credits you are enrolled can impact the amount of your financial aid award. Notify the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid of any changes to your schedule.

All summer applicants seeking federal financial aid are asked to submit a 2019-2020 FAFSA and the Summer Financial Aid Application.

If you wish to receive federal loans for Summer 2020, you must:

  1. Enroll at least half time for Summer:

    • Undergraduate students: 6 credits

    • Graduate students: 4.5 credits

    • Pharmacy students: 6 credits

    • Law students: 3 credits (half time for summer only)

  2. File a FAFSA for the 2019-2020 aid year by June 30, 2020 at https://studentaid.gov

  3. Complete the Summer Financial Aid Application:

    1. Log onto WyoRecords from https://wyoweb.uwyo.edu

    2. Click the Financial Aid button

    3. Click the Financial Aid Status button

    4. Select the "Financial Aid Year 2019-2020" Aid Year if prompted (summer is a part of the same year as the spring term before it)

      • If not prompted and you don't see the summer financial aid message, click the "Select Another Aid Year" link

    5. Complete all items on the students Summer Financial Aid Checklist


Summer awarding will begin in the middle of April. The awards, if you are eligible, will be available to view/accept in WyoRecords, under the Financial Aid Tab, Award for Aid Year (2019-2020).

Contact Us

Scholarships & Financial Aid

1000 E. University Ave

Dept. 3335

Laramie, WY 82071-3335

Phone: (307) 766-2116

Fax: (307) 766-3800

Email: finaid@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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