Priority Application Dates

The FAFSA becomes available at https://studentaid.gov/ on October 1 almost a year before the following academic year begins. Please take note of the following important financial aid filing dates and apply early!  Students who submit their FAFSA and any additional requested items by these dates should be awarded any funds they qualify for prior to the start of classes.

  • Summer Session: April 1 (prior to the beginning of Summer term)
  • Fall Semester: March 1 (prior to the beginning of Fall term)
  • Spring Semester: October 1 (prior to the beginning of Spring term)