STEP 1 - Submit the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon after January 1st as possible. Include Wayland as a recipient of the information. The federal school code for Wayland Baptist University is: 003663. Be sure to complete the appropriate year FAFSA for the current academic school year. 


STEP 2 - Wayland will receive a copy of your data in the form of an Institutional Student Information Form (ISIR). You will receive your own copy of the data in the form of a Student Aid Report (SAR). Read the instruction page carefully, review the information for accuracy and contact the Financial Aid Office at your campus of attendance if corrections appear to be necessary. Do not make corrections yourself without first contacting the Financial Aid Office. Corrections can usually be processed electronically within a matter of days.


STEP 3 -Student's will be notified via WBU e-mail in regards to all financial aid needs/awards/instruction. Please be sure to activate your WBU e-mail account once assigned and notified of instructions to do so. Such instruction can also be found at Students who have not received a WBU e-mail account will be e-mailed at the address provided on the Institutional Application for Financial Aid or FAFSA.


STEP 4 Upon completion of your file, Wayland will send you an e-mail notification via your WBU Student e-mail account. The e-mail will contain directions to access NetPartner.  NetPartner will allow students to view and accept current year aid. Any future revisions will be handled in the same way.


STEP 5- On NetPartner's "Accept Awards" tab, accept or decline all awards and "submit"


STEP 6 – If you have chosen to accept student loans, you will be required to access and sign an Master Promissory Note (MPN). Students may contact their Financial Aid Advisor if they wish to reduce loan amounts. It is recommended that students have their FAFSA PIN number available when signing your Master Promissory Note (MPN) for more efficient and timely processing. If you are a first time borrower, or this is your first time to attend Wayland, you are required to complete Loan Entrance Counseling also found at Loan proceeds will not be disbursed to your account until this has been completed and student is fully admitted into the University.