Financial Aid Announcements

College Cost Meter - New this year, the State of Wisconsin passed legislation that requires all Wisconsin colleges to provide information about individual cost of attendance and cumulative awards. This is your personalized College Cost Meter summary for attending Alverno College during the 2017-2018 academic year. Understanding the costs to attend college and knowing where the money comes from can help you make the best decisions for paying for college. This letter is informational only, and not response or action is required. This letter was sent to all students registered for one or more credits, regardless of whether you received financial aid. Please consider using IOL if you have any specific questions about your account.

Need emergency funding? - Alverno College's emergency aid program provides assistance to students who have unexpected financial emergencies.  Go to for more information.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool- The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is currently unavailable.  The tool is expected to be available to use again with the start of the 2020-21 FAFSA season.  If you need help completing your 2020-21 FAFSA, please stop by the Financial Aid office in Founders Hall, room 134. 

FSA ID- The FSA ID is a username and password that can be used to login to certain Federal Student websites, such as the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), sign promissory notes (MPN) and complete Entrance Loan Counseling.  To create your FSA ID, go to  If you have forgotten your username or password, go to and click on "Manage my FSA ID".

Book Advances- Students whose financial aid exceeds tuition charges for the semester can use their refund to buy books at the new online bookstore. For more information, visit:


10/1/2019 - Students can begin filing their 2020-21 FAFSA.  Visit for more information.

2/1/2020  - Alverno’s Priority FAFSA Deadline for the 2020-21 year.