Contact Financial Aid
We will guide you throughout the entire process. DWU is committed to providing the very best in student financial services.

We will:
  • provide guidance in applying for federal grant and loan programs; and
  • help you understand eligibility requirements and processes for receiving scholarships and grants.
Don't wait! Ask questions. You'll be happy you did.

Kristy O'Kief
Director of Financial Aid
(605) 995-2656
(800) 333-8506
(605) 995-2638 Fax

Mary Alexander
Financial Aid Counselor
(605) 995-2663
(800) 333-8506
(605) 995-2638 Fax

Kris Ehlebracht
Financial Aid Assistant
(605) 995-2667
(800) 333-8506
(605) 995-2638 Fax

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Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
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