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Important Financial Aid 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 of October 15.

 

Academic Year 2020-2021 2021-2022
FAFSA Open Date Oct 1, 2019 Oct 1, 2020
Priority Consideration Date Oct 15, 2019 Oct 15, 2020
Term Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Summer 2022

 

Students admitted for the Spring 2021 term should submit the FAFSA as early as possible based on the chart above and prior to the November 1, 2020 spring priority consideration date for financial aid.

 

Students admitted for the Summer 2021 term should submit the FAFSA as early as possible based on the chart above and prior to the April 1, 2021 summer priority consideration date for financial aid.

 

2020-2021 Academic Year
Fall 2020 Financial Aid Date
Bookstore Authorizations Monday, August 3, 2020 - Saturday, August 22, 2020

Monday, September 28, 2020 - Tuesday, October 13, 2020

SAP Priority Deadline:Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period. Monday, August 17, 2020
Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term

Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term

11:59 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2020

11:59 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2020

Payment Deadline Monday, August 24, 2020

First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term

First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term

Monday, August 31, 2020

Monday, October 26, 2020

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. Friday, October 30, 2020
Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline Monday, November 2, 2020
SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline Friday, December 4, 2020
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. Friday, July 30, 2021

 

Spring 2021 Financial Aid Date
Bookstore Authorizations Monday, November 30, 2020 - Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Monday, February 15, 2021 - Tuesday, March 2, 2021
SAP Priority Deadline:Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period. . Monday, January 6, 2021

Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term

Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term

11:59 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2021

11:59 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2021

Payment Deadline Wednesday, January 13, 2021

First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term

First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Monday, March 15, 2021
Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline Friday, March 12, 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. Friday, March 19, 2021
SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline Friday, April 23, 2021
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. Friday, July 30, 2021

 

Summer 2021 Financial Aid Date
Bookstore Authorizations TBD
SAP Priority Deadline:Appeals submitted by this date will be reviewed prior to the end of the add/drop period. TBD

Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - Full Term and 1H Term

Deadline to Add/Drop Courses - 2H Term

11:59 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021

11:59 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2021

Payment Deadline TBD

First Financial Aid Disbursements - Full Term and 1H Term

First Financial Aid Disbursements - 2H Term

TBD
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. Friday, July 9, 2021
Transient/Concurrent Enrollment Deadline TBD
SAP and Enrollment Services Appeal Deadline TBD
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. Friday, July 30, 2021