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Financial Aid Process

Approximately 87% of students at WSSU qualify for some type of Financial Aid. However, your financial aid award may not be enough to cover your student bill. It is important that your complete the following processes as soon as possible in order to receive your award and determine how you will pay any costs not covered by your award. 

Submit your FAFSA to WSSU

You will need your Banner ID and PIN, so keep it handy at all times. Your Banner ID can be found on your acceptance letter and your PIN is your date of birth (MMDDYY) until you change it.

Determine if you have been selected for Verification by checking your emails from and by checking Banner RAMS Online. Learn more about Verification.

Check your Award Status in Banner RAMS Online

Accept or Decline your Financial Aid Award in Banner RAMS Online

Complete Loan Entrance Counseling

Complete and Sign Master Promissory Note

Complete and Return the Title IV Authorization Form for students. Learn more about Title IV authorization.

Submit official documentation (award letter) of outside scholarships or financial assistance you receive to:

Office of Financial Aid
201 Thompson Center
601 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Please include your Banner ID, First Name, Last Name and Date of Birth on all documents.

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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