Private Loan Payment

I want to pay for my Outdoor Programs course using a private loan. What do I do?

STEP 1: MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR COURSE CREDIT

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Before payment can be made, you must be REGISTERED for credit for your program. If you have not completed and submitted your credit registration packet to outdoorprograms@western.edu, please go to your program page found in the links on this page, download and complete your registration forms and send them to our office. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION EMAIL with all sorts of information, such as your student ID, assignments, and HOW TO PAY! Keep in mind that it takes our small, but powerful Outdoor Programs staff several business days to process and send your REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION so please, be patient. We are working very hard to assist you and quite a few others just like you at the same time!

Whew! Great...now that you've read all the fine print contained in your packet AND received your REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION EMAIL, you are NOW ready to pay.

STEP 2: INITIATE YOUR STUDENT LOAN

These are loans that you take out with your own banking institution. Please have your loan sent to Western State Colorado University. Dana Miller in Extended Studies will work with Financial Aid to certify your loan. If you plan on using a private student loan, please email your intent to dmmiller@western.edu after you have received your Registration Confirmation.

If you have any questions concerning payment, please feel free to email a detailed question/situation to Dana M. Miller, Assistant Director Extended Studies at dmmiller@western.edu.  Please keep in mind that there is limited assistance available for a student who has not completed the credit registration process.

We appreciate the opportunity to serve you in your journey gaining education in an Outdoor Wilderness Education Program! 

Please note that there is no Financial Aid available for EXTENDED STUDIES OUTDOOR PROGRAMS through the main campus (FAFSA), although private student loans may be processed.