Summer 2018

If you plan to attend Midwestern State University during one or both Summer 2018 terms, know that MSU is committed to awarding you a grant, if eligible, to assist you with your summer expenses; and if you have borrowed your maximum loan eligibility during Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018, we may be able to offer other long-term loan(s) as well to assist you. We want to help you through summer school!

  • Awarding for the Summer 2018 terms is scheduled to begin on/around April 1, 2018, and awards are made based on the availability of funds; receipt of the Summer General Application after May 15, 2018, may delay the awarding of summer funds as this is considered the summer “peak period’ in the MSU Financial Aid Office.
  • Your financial aid eligibility for the Summer 1 and/or 2, 2018 terms(s) will be determined based on the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) information; if you have not already done so, you must complete the 2017-18 FAFSA NOW (also available at
  • If you have not returned previously requested information, such as tax information, verification worksheet, etc.., you must do so before we can determine your Summer 2018 financial aid eligibility; please check the status of your FAFSA by logging into MSU’s Portal (or, myMWSU).
    • Once at myMWSU, scroll down to “Login to MSU Portal” (maroon button) then login using your Username and Password; now scroll down to Take Me To and click on “Banner/WebWorld’; then click on ‘Financial Aid’ to begin your search. OR
    • Once at myMWSU, if you do not have a Portal Login, scroll down to “WebWorld” (blue button); then, enter your Mustangs ID (or, ‘User ID’) and PIN Number (please refer to the following) then click on ‘Financial Aid’ to begin your search.
      • Your User ID is your Mustangs ID and  is indicated at the TOP of your email/letter.
      • Your PIN Number will be your birthdate (mmddyy) and you will be required to change it before you can proceed; your PIN Number must be a 6-digit number of significance to you (please do NOT include alpha characters in your PIN for optimum performance.) If you have previously logged into WebWorld and, therefore, have already updated your PIN, please use the updated PIN Number to view this additional information.
  • AND you must complete the Summer 2018 General Application, as below, so we can determine your Summer 2018 financial aid eligibility. (NOTE: “Summer guest” students are not eligible to receive financial aid).
  • Please advise the MSU Financial Aid Office, via the 2017-18 Change Form, of any changes to the information on the Summer General Application after you have submitted it to the MSU Financial Aid Office. (eg: receipt of scholarships or other assistance, change in enrollment plans, etc..).
  • Enrollment Legend: For FINANCIAL AID PURPOSES, a student‘s summer enrollment status is defined below and financial aid awards will be determined based on this enrollment status for one summer term or both summer terms combined. NOTE: this financial aid enrollment status may differ from the academic enrollment status; consult the MSU catalog for more details.
  Full-Time Three-quarter-time Half-time Less-Half-Time
UG/2Bac/TCert 12 hours or more 9-11 hours 6-8 hours 1-5 hours
Graduate 6 hours or more 4-5 hours 3 hours N/A



Summer 2018 General Application

Please do not hesitate to contact the MSU Financial Aid Office (Hardin South, Room 102) or email us at or call us at 940-397-4214 if we can be of any assistance. We look forward to seeing you in the Summer!