Financial Aid

For Service Members, Veterans and Eligible Dependents


Financial Aid Office

Title IV Funding, Yellow Ribbon Detailed Information
and Financial Aid Point of Contact:

Nancy Issa,

Financial Aid Loan Counselor:
Mike Collins,

Nancy Issa is the designated financial aid advisor for veterans and active military personnel. CWRU has financial aid counseling staff available to meet with current and prospective students in person, on a walk-in basis or by telephone each weekday throughout the year. Email inquiries receive a response within 24 hours.


Financial Aid Resources

Detailed information on the types of financial assistance available to CWRU students is provided on the Financial Aid website, including scholarships, grants, student employment and educational loans.


Additional details on the types of loans, terms and conditions, and benefits of Federal Loans are provided at How Loans Work and Consumer Finance, or by contacting the designated Financial Aid contact at CWRU.

Cost of Attendance

To plan for the types of Financial Aid you may need in addition to any Chapter Benefits or Tuition Assistance, please visit the Financial Aid website.

College Financing Plan

CWRU provides the College Financing Plan to each entering undergraduate student identified as a recipient of educational benefits through the Veteran's Administration or Department of Defense.

The College Financing Plan is an individually-generated sheet that both new and transfer students receive laying out detailed information of standard financial aid awards and the net price of their program at Case Western Reserve University.

The Cohort Default Rate (CDR), Borrowing Percentage, and Average Borrowing can be found on:


Yellow Ribbon Program

Yellow Ribbon Program Logo

CWRU participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program for those who are 100% eligible for benefits under the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill. Availability of funds is determined by individual schools. Please contact a School Certifying Official (SCO) at about your program.

Applying for Supplemental Financial Aid

In addition to VA Chapter Benefits or Tuition Assistance, dates and timelines for applying for Federal Financial Aid can be found on the Financial Aid website.


My Financial Aid

The secure student portal through which students may apply for aid and review and accept their award is available at My Financial Aid. Students will log in using their assigned CWRU Network ID.

Instructions are provided through My Financial Aid on accepting or declining each type of assistance offered and reducing loans.

It is important when identifying supplemental aid in addition to VA Chapter Benefits or Tuition Assistance, to apply for financial aid by the deadlines. Important date and deadline information can be found on the Financial Aid website.