Winthrop University: Financial Aid
Contact Information
Office of Financial Aid
Sykes House
638 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2557 (fax)

Office of Financial Aid


Due to the closure of all South Carolina schools, including public universities, the Office of Financial Aid is currently closed to walk in visitors and phone calls.  We will be working closely with University Officials in monitoring the situation and are responding to emails as quickly as we are able.  You can contact us at  There could be a delay in the time it takes to respond to emails, but we thank you in advance for your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation. 



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.


The Office of Financial Aid is located in the Sykes House at the corner of Oakland and Sumter Avenues.

Office Hours

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

The Office of Financial Aid is closed on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, from noon to 1:30 pm, for a staff event.

Last Updated: 3/17/20