Dates & Deadlines
Dates listed are anticipated, and are subject to change without notice.
Each semester, your loans will be split in half and disbursed in two payments. Your balance with the school will be subtracted from the first disbursement.
You must be actively attending or have already completed a minimum of 6 in-program credit hours to receive a loan disbursement.
If you would like to reduce your loan amounts, or cancel your loans entirely, you must complete the Direct Loan Adjustment Form and submit it to the Financial Aid Office within 14 days of the first disbursement date.
2017-18 Academic Year: For the 2017 Fall, 2018 Spring, and 2018 Summer semesters, you must complete your 2017-18 year FAFSA application.
2018 Spring Semester
January 3 (Last names M-Z), January 4 (Last names A-L) - January 26: Make bookstore purchases with financial aid.
2018-19 Academic Year: For the 2018 Fall, 2019 Spring, and 2019 Summer semesters, you must complete your 2018-19 year FAFSA application.
January – March: Online application available.
April – May: Scholarship application reviews and selections.
June: Award notifications via email.
The deadline to apply for scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year has passed.
December 1 - January 5: You may submit an FASAP Appeal Request for the 2018 Spring semester, provided that you are not enrolled during the 2017 Fall semester. Students enrolled for the 2017 Fall semester may submit an appeal beginning May 15. Before doing so, please review our Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (FASAP) policy and our Appeal Process.
May 15 - July 15: You may submit an FASAP Appeal Request for the 2018 Fall semester. Before doing so, please review our Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (FASAP) policy and our Appeal Process.
You must submit appeals in person to the Financial Aid Office, unless you have made alternate arrangements with a financial aid staff member.
Special Circumstances (income adjustment) Request
March 1 - July 1: Deadline to submit a Special Circumstances Request.
Requests submitted during this time period, if approved, will see any related aid adjustments processed and made active for Fall and Spring semesters.
November 1 - January 5: Late deadline to submit a Special Circumstances Request.
Requests submitted during this time period, if approved, will see any related aid adjustments processed and made active for Fall and Spring semesters, but you will not receive your Fall disbursement until the Spring semester.
Special Circumstances Requests are not processed during the Summer semester.
Special Circumstances Requests will generally take 4-6 weeks to be reviewed and processed (if approved).
By appointment only.
Financial Aid Refunds
All financial aid funds, except work-study paychecks, are disbursed through BankMobile. The date by which you will receive your funds depends on the BankMobile refund option that you select:
Electronic Deposit To Another Account
Electronic Deposit To A BankMobile Vibe Account
Three business days
One business day