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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Important Dates

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens every October 1 for the upcoming academic year. Freshmen should first complete this application based on the term in which they are admitted. Returning students should renew this application for each year in which they plan to enroll. Be sure to submit your FAFSA before the priority consideration date identified below.

Current Semester Important Dates:

Fall 2021

Priority Consideration Date
October 15, 2020
*Updated to January 5, 2021 due to COVID-19

 

Date Deadline
August 9-28, 2021 Bookstore Authorization – Full Term & 1H Term
August 23, 2021 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
August 27, 2021
by 11:59 p.m.
Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term

August 30, 2021
by 5 p.m.
Payment Deadline

September 7, 2021 First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term
October 1, 2021 Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
October 11-21, 2021 Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
October 26, 2021 Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term
November 3, 2021 First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term
November 5, 2021 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
December 10, 2021 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
August 5, 2022 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
  • Fall 2021

    Fall 2021 Priority Consideration Date
    October 15, 2020
    *Updated to January 5, 2021 due to COVID-19

     

    Date Deadline
    August 9-28, 2021 Bookstore Authorization – Full Term & 1H Term
    August 23, 2021 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
    August 27, 2021
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term
    August 30, 2021
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline

    September 7, 2021 First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term
    October 1, 2021 Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
    October 11-21, 2021 Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
    October 26, 2021 Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term
    November 3, 2021 First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term
    November 5, 2021 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
    December 10, 2021 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
    August 5, 2022 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
  • Spring 2022

    Spring 2022 Priority Consideration Date
    November 1, 2021

     

    Date Deadline
    December 6, 2021-January 15, 2022 Bookstore Authorization – Full Term & 1H Term
    January 10, 2022 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
    January 14, 2022
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term
    January 18, 2022
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    January 24, 2022 First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term
    February 21-March 8, 2022 Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
    March 1, 2022 Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
    March 11, 2022
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term
    March 28, 2022 First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term
    April 1, 2022 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
    April 29, 2022 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
    August 5, 2022 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
  • Summer 2022

    Summer 2022 Priority Consideration Date
    April 1, 2022

     

    Date Deadline
    April 25-May 21, 2022 Bookstore Authorization
    May 16, 2022 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
    May 20, 2022
    by 11:59 p.m.

    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses 
    *Summer A, C, 8 and 10 Week Terms
    May 23, 2022*
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    *Summer A, C, 8 and 10 Week Terms
    May 31, 2022 First Financial Aid Disbursements 
    *Summer A, C, 8 and 10 Week Terms
    June 6-July 2, 2022 Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
    July 1, 2022
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
    July 1, 2022* Deadline to Add/Drop Courses
    *Summer B Term only
    July 5, 2022**
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    **Summer B Term only
    July 11, 2022* First Financial Aid Disbursements
    *Summer B Term only
    July 15, 2022 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
    July 29, 2022 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
    August 5, 2022 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
  • Fall 2022

    Fall 2022 Priority Consideration Date
    TBD

     

    Date Deadline
    TBD Bookstore Authorization – Full Term & 1H Term
    August 22, 2022 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
    August 26, 2022
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term
    August 29, 2022
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    September 6, 2022 First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term
    October 1, 2022 Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
    TBD Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
    October 25, 2022 Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term
    November 2, 2022 First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term
    November 4, 2022 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
    December 9, 2022 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
    August 4, 2023 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
  • Spring 2023

    Spring 2023 Priority Consideration Date
    TBD

     

    Date Deadline
    TBD Bookstore Authorization – Full Term & 1H Term
    January 9, 2023 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
    January 13, 2023
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term
    January 17, 2023
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    January 23, 2023 First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term
    TBD Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
    March 1, 2023 Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
    March 10, 2023 Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term
    March 27, 2023 First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term
    March 31, 2023 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
    April 28, 2023 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
    August 4, 2023 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
  • Summer 2023

    Summer 2023 Priority Consideration Date
    TBD

     

    Date Deadline
    TBD Bookstore Authorization
    May 15, 2023 SAP Priority Deadline: Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period.
    May 19, 2023
    by 11:59 p.m.

    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses
    *Summer A, C, 8 and 10 Week Terms
    May 22, 2023*
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    *Summer A, C, 8 and 10 Week Terms
    May 30, 2023 First Financial Aid Disbursements
    *Summer A, C, 8 and 10 Week Terms
    TBD Parts-of-term Bookstore Authorization
    July 1, 2023 Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline
    June 30, 2023*
    by 11:59 p.m.
    Deadline to Add/Drop Courses
    *Summer B Term only
    TBD**
    by 5 p.m.
    Payment Deadline
    **Summer B Term only
    July 10, 2023* First Financial Aid Disbursements
    *Summer B Term only
    July 14, 2023 Pending Aid Expiration: Students' tuition and fees will be deferred (pended) against accepted financial aid until the date shown here. Students whose aid does not disburse by this date must self-pay. Accounts not paid in full by this date will have a $100 late payment fee assessed.
    July 28, 2023 SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline
    August 4, 2023 Verification Deadline: The earlier of 120 days after the last term in which the student is enrolled or the University's published verification end date shown here.
Dates listed above are subject to change. Grant and Federal Direct Loan funds are disbursed beginning on the date(s) listed above and continue each Tuesday and Thursday. Note: Direct Loans are disbursed in halves on two separate disbursement dates. 
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