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Dates & Deadlines

 

Important Details

Dates listed are anticipated, and are subject to change without notice.

Each semester, your loans will be disbursed in multiple 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 that can be found on our Forms & Resources page and submit it to the Financial Aid Office no later than 14 days before the first disbursement date.

Courses that begin after the first week of the semester will not be factored in to your financial aid eligibility until 10 days prior to the course start date.

 

Complete the Correct FAFSA Application

Depending upon when you want to attend A-B Tech, visit our helpful FAFSA reference page to determine which FAFSA to complete.

 

Semester Specific Dates & Deadlines

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

 

Scholarships

January 14th – March 29th: Online application available.

April – May: Scholarship application reviews and selections.

June: Award notifications via email.

 

Appeals

Fall Semester Spring Semester

Summer Semester       

May 15th - July 15th: During this timeframe, you may submit an FASAP Appeal Request for the Fall semester.

Appeals will not be accepted after this date. 

Before doing so, please review our Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (FASAP) policy and our Appeal Process.

If your Appeal is Upheld, you must submit a completed Student Support Plan to the Financial Aid Office by 5 P.M. Monday, August 19th or your Appeal will be retroactively denied.

December 1st - January 5th: You may submit an FASAP Appeal Request for the Spring semester. 

Appeals will not be accepted after this date. 

Before doing so, please review our Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (FASAP) policy and our Appeal Process.

If your Appeal is Upheld, you must submit a completed Student Support Plan to the Financial Aid Office by 5 P.M. Monday, January 6th or your Appeal will be retroactively denied.

April 1st – May 1st: If you are currently suspended, you may submit an appeal for summer semester during this timeframe.                                     

Appeals for summer semester will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.         

Before doing so, please review our Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (FASAP) policy and our Appeal Process.                         

You must submit FASAP Appeal Requests to the Financial Aid Office in person, unless you have made alternate arrangements with a financial aid staff member.

Students may only submit one FASAP Appeal Request per academic year.

Students who successfully appeal Maximum Timeframe suspensions must graduate within the academic year of their upheld FASAP Appeal Request. 

 

Special Circumstances (income adjustment) Request

Fall Students: March 1st - August 15th: During this timeframe, you may submit a Special Circumstances Request. Requests will not be accepted after this date.

Requests submitted during this timeframe, if approved, will see any related aid adjustments processed and made active for Fall and Spring semesters.

Spring only students: November 1st - January 5th: During this timeframe, you may submit a Special Circumstances Request. Requests will not be accepted after this date.

Requests submitted during this timeframe, if approved, will see any related aid adjustments processed and made active for spring and summer semesters.

Special Circumstances Requests are not processed for 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