Financial Aid, Important Dates for 2016-2017

Priority Deadline Date

  • The priority deadline date for submitting the 2016-2017 FAFSA is July 1st, 2016 for the Fall 2016 semester and December 1st, 2016 for the Spring 2017 semester.
  • The Financial Aid Office will continue to process aid after these dates, however, they cannot guarantee aid to be in place by the time school starts.

Deadlines for Financial Aid Eligibility

  • TURNING IN REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
    • Fall 2016 – November 18th, 2016
    • Spring 2017 – April 21st, 2017
    • Summer 2017 – June 5th
      (4 week session)
    • Summer 2017 – July 3rd
      (8 week session)
  • You may view your required documents in GIZMO
  • The Financial Aid Office will continue to process documents after the above deadlines, however, that is no guarantee aid will be awarded for that semester

Disbursements of Financial Aid

  • Disbursements of Financial Aid for *eligible students* begins October 14th for the Fall semester and March 3rd for the Spring semester. Disbursements are weekly after these initial dates.
    *Eligible students must have accepted their aid and completed loan steps by October 3rd for the Fall semester and February 20th for the Spring semester*
  • Late-starting classes will affect your disbursement dates. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.
  • If you have been awarded for only one semester, your loan disbursements will be split in half with the second disbursement coming on October 28st for the Fall semester and March 17th for the Spring semester.
  • Cosmetology students must contact the Financial Aid Office for information about their disbursements; or you may refer to your Award Letter email.