The Financial Aid Office of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) will administer the Title IV, HEA programs and all other sources of funding, in accordance with all statutory provisions applicable to Title IV of the HEA, all applicable regulatory provisions prescribed under that statutory authority, and all applicable special arrangements, agreements, and limitations entered into under the authority of statues applicable to Title IV of the HEA. (34 CFR 668.16) All financial aid policies will be available on the PNWU website and in the Financial Aid Office.
All information received by any institutional office that bears on a student's eligibility for Title IV, HEA program assistance must be communicated to the Financial Aid Office. The Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) website will be reviewed frequently for updates and information regarding Title IV, HEA funds.
Federal Aid, Title IV, HEA programs
Our OPEID# is G41305. All financial aid policies and procedures have been approved by the US Department of Education (DOE). PNWU is eligible to administer federal student loans. See Student Aid on the Web and Funding Education Beyond High School, The Guide to Federal Student Aid for details on federal aid.
PNWU is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment and student application decisions on the basis of merit. PNWU strives to have the best available student and individual in every position. The University shall not discriminate against faculty, staff, volunteers, students, or applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law for any reason including recruitment, selection and promotion, scholarships, and loan program availability.
Veterans GI Bill
PNWU must receive official notification of the student's eligibility. PNWU will certify the students enrollment with the Veterans Administration. See the Washington State Guide for Veterans Attending College and Department of Veteran Affairs.
Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Aid
- Complete the FAFSA annually.
- Use your legal name, social security number, and birth date for both the FAFSA and admission application.
- Keep your address and phone number updated with PNWU.
- Read and respond in a timely manner to any correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
- Inform the Financial Aid Office, in writing, if you receive additional financial resources from other agencies or private sources, such as scholarships.
- Complete all required loan documents.
- Complete required loan counseling.
- Give written notice and return unwanted loan funds to the Financial Aid Office within 14 days of disbursement.
- Keep your Federal PIN, Student Aid Report (SAR), promissory notes, disclosure notices, and other financial aid documents in a safe place.
- Make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
- Begin repayment on your loans at the end of your grace period.
- Complete all deferment and forbearance requests in a timely manner.