Important Dates

Many financial aid programs are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. You can help maximize your opportunity to be considered for funds by paying close attention to important financial aid dates and the Academic Calendar.

Incoming Freshmen Incoming Transfers Continuing Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Law Students
FAFSA application available online October 1 October 1 October 1 October 1 October 1
Priority FAFSA filing date — for full consideration for all types of institutional, federal and state aid December 1 December 1 December 1 December 1 December 1​
Begin checking "To Do" list in Campus Connection — for important messages from Financial Aid November December January January January
Financial Aid Award Packaging begins December February June February April
Complete your Federal Loan Requirements for Fall term August 1 August 1 August 1 August 1 July 15

Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

Funds will be applied to your tuition account after the close of business on these dates. You will see the credit(s) reflected on your tuition account on the next business day.

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Quarter Disbursement Date
Fall 2016 August 31, 2016
Winter 2017 December 28, 2016
Spring 2017 March 22, 2017

Law Students

Semester Disbursement Date
Spring 2017 January 6, 2017
Summer 2017 May 31, 2017

Class Start and Registration Dates

Please visit the University Registrar website to view registration dates.

Tuition and Payment Plan Dates

Please visit the Student Accounts website to view important dates and deadlines for tuition and payment plans. ​