Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid supports Winthrop University's commitment to be among the very best institutions of its kind by delivering excellent customer service while providing effective and efficient delivery of financial assistance. We strive to balance responsible stewardship of all financial aid funds while upholding the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity. While pursuing our mission, we strive to work collaboratively with all areas at Winthrop because we recognize that only together can we achieve our common goal to enhance enrollment, retention, and the academic success of our students.

Winthrop offers a comprehensive program of student financial assistance including scholarships, grants, loans, and employment. Use the information provided on the website to assist you in your college planning. You will find explanations of the assistance available, as well as procedures for applying for scholarships and other financial aid. Do not hesitate to contact the Office of Financial Aid with any questions as you explore your financial aid options.


Summer 2023 Updates

Office Hours/Contact Information

    Phone:    803/323-2189
    Fax:         803/323-2557

    Monday -- Friday:  8:30am - 5:00pm (excluding University holidays)

                       Make sure to include your W# on all e-mails you send.

    Location:  Sykes House, 638 Oakland Ave, Rock Hill, SC 29733

    Walk-In:   Monday -- Friday:  8:30am - 5:00pm

                       Drop off paperwork, simple questions

                               Subject to change due to staffing

    Financial Aid Counselor In-Person Meetings:  Monday -- Friday:  1:00pm - 5:00pm

                       First-come, first-serve (no appointments)

                               Subject to change due to staffing

    Upcoming Office Closings:

                       April 25th - closed 2:15pm - 3:15pm 

                       May 29th - University holiday

    Click here to schedule an appointment.

    Appointments open up approximately one week in advance. When no appointments remain, virtual appointments are full and you should contact us by another method instead (e.g. phones).

    Winthrop University
    Office of Financial Aid
    Sykes House
    638 Oakland Avenue
    Rock Hill, SC 29733

Last Updated: 4/14/23