Important Announcement

We Are Here to Help!

If you are not sure where to start, WNC has Financial Aid Professionals who are dedicated to help you succeed! Visit our office Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm or schedule a phone appointmet at time that works best for you!

Schedule a Phone Appointment

2024-2025 FAFSA is Now Open!

Students interested in attending the 2024-2025 Academic Year (Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025) are encouraged to complete the FAFSA after January 1, 2024. The 2024-2025 FAFSA has seen significant revision aimed to make the process to apply for federal student aid easier for families. The new process is a result of the FUTURE Act (Fostering Undergradute Talent by Unlocking Resouces for Educaiton) and the FAFSA Similification Act. Don't forget to add WNCs School Code 013896 to your 2024-2025 FAFSA!

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

How to Make Corrections on the 2024-2025 FAFSA

Most of the questions on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA ® ) form want to know your situation as of the day you sign the application. However, there are some instances in which you’ll want to (or be required to) change the information you reported.


WNC Launches a New Net Price Calculator

We are thrilled to announce we have a new net price calculator designed to give you an accurate and personalized estimate of the cost of attending WNC and potential aid offered.

Net Price Calculator


Financial Assistance Office Hours and Appointments

WNC Financial Assistance is committed to helping students through the financial aid process during these challenging times. Financial Assistance Staff can help answer your question in a variety of ways and we look forward to hearing from you!

Get In Touch
  • Visit us Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm on the Carson Campus, Bristlecone Room 102
  • Financial Assistance Staff make regular visits the Fallon Campus, please contact the Fallon Campus at 775-423-7565 for upcoming visit information.
  • Email us anytime at to get general assistance with your questions.
  • Schedule a phone appointment to receive a call at a time that is convenient for you.

Steps To Apply

  1. Apply for Admission to Western Nevada College
  2. Complete and Submit FAFSA
  3. Complete and Submit the WNC Scholarships Application
  4. Submit Any Additional Required Documentation
    If your FAFSA is federally selected for verification, you will be required to submit additional documentation to the Financial Aid Office that may include a verification for, tax transcripts and/or Tax Returns. We will request this documentation when we receive your FAFSA.
  5. Review Financial Aid Offer
    Once you have been offered funds, a Financial Aid Offer notification will be emailed to you. You can also check the status of your financial aid offer by logging into myWNC. Note: WNC does not automatically offer student loans. Learn more about requesting student loans by visiting the Student Loan Information page.

Financial Assistance Vision and Mission


Western Nevada College Financial Assistance Office reduces financial barriers to promote student success.


The Western Nevada College Financial Assistance Office strives to promote student success, by providing accessible, knowledgeable, and consistent professional service and resources to reduce financial barriers.