Paying for College | Western Technical College

Investing in Yourself for a Lifetime of Rewards

The goals are worth striving for—a sense of accomplishment when you graduate, a satisfying career doing something you really like, and creating financial security for yourself and your family. Western is known for putting a great education within reach. Learn about scholarships, grants, loans, and work opportunities.  

Being a college student is challenging. To continue focusing on your school, career, and graduation goals, you may need resources for yourself or your family. Learn about the Life Resources available here at Western as well as within the La Crosse and surrounding communities. 

FINANCIAL AID FILING DATES

To ensure aid is processed in a timely manner, your FAFSA should be filed by these dates:


For students beginning in fall: April 15


For students beginning in spring: October 15


For students beginning in summer: February 15

FEDERAL STUDENT AID NEWS

Students and parents will no longer use a PIN (personal identification number) to sign the FAFSA. Instead, a new FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID will be used. Check out the Guide to Creating a FSA ID by clicking Learn More.

Contact us

Ask us for assistance applying for financial aid, scholarships, or work-study programs.

Wondering where to start?

Stop in at the Welcome Center or call 608-785-9200. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and the first Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m.-noon.