Non-Traditional Students

Financial Aid


Office of Student Financial Aid
Veterans' Benefits

Students who expect to receive Veterans' Administration Education Benefits should inform the UNI Registrar's Office prior to the first term of enrollment. At UNI contact:

Tricia Johnson Welter
Office of the Registrar
115 Gilchrist Hall
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0006


Iowa National Guard Education Award
Jennifer Bell
Scholarship Coordinator/Financial Aid Counselor
Office of Financial Aid
Gilchrist 105
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0024


Federal Tuition Assistance
Gloria Wenger
Account Specialist
Business Operations
Gichrist 103
University of Northern Iowa
        Cedar Falls, Iowa  50614-0008
Agency Funding

The following agencies may be able to assist you in attending college. The agencies are located throughout the 99 counties in Iowa. Please contact your county office for further information.

  • Iowa Workforce Development
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
    UNI Campus Location

    Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) has a counselor on campus located in 102 Gilchrist to help students with disabilities access a variety of rehabilitation services.  Services may include assessment, counseling and guidance, restoration services, tuition assisstance, personal assistance and more.  If a student has a physical or mental impairment, whtich constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment, they are eligible to apply for services.  Student will be required to discuss and/or provide documentation of their disability.  Students can apply for services if they are having diffficulty with course work or accessing services on campus due to a disability isssue. Students who are interested in additional information or applying for services may make an appointment by calling 273-6348.
Rehabilitation Services may include:
  • medical and psychological assessment
  • technological assessment
  • vocational assessment
  • counseling and guidance
  • physical and/or mental restoration services which may include therapy,wheelchairs, hearing aids, eye glasses etc.
  • special adaptive equipment or devices
  • Financial support for personal attendant assistance