FINANCIAL AID DATES YOU SHOULD KNOW

The 'Posting Date' shown in the charts below is the date funds are posted to a student's account in Banner; it is not the date funds are loaded to a student's Cougar Card or bank account.

* Dates are subject to change *

Important Dates

Term Application Deadlines Document Deadlines * Payment Deadlines Scheduled HOPE Posting Date Scheduled PELL Posting Date Scheduled First Round Refunds (PELL)
Fall Semester
2015
July 1, 2015 Aug. 3, 2015 Aug. 17, 2015 Aug. 7, 2015 Aug. 31, 2015 Sept. 14, 2015
Spring Semester
2016
Dec. 1, 2015 Dec. 14, 2015 Jan. 5, 2016 Dec. 21, 2015 Jan. 19, 2016 Feb. 1, 2016
Summer Semester
2016
May 1, 2016 May 7, 2016 May 17, 2016 May 10, 2016 May 31, 2016 June 31, 2016

 

* Documents submitted after the deadline date will delay processing and student's Pell/HOPE disbursement may not be included in the first scheduled disbursement for the term, but will be included in subsequent disbursements as scheduled later in the term.

Loan Dates

Term Loan Document Deadlines ** (Entrance/MPN,
Terms and
conditions)
Scheduled
1st Half Term
Loan
Posting Date
Scheduled 1st Round Refunds (Loans) Scheduled 2nd Half Term Loan Posting Date Scheduled 2nd Round Refunds (Loans) Last Day to submit Loan application per semester
Fall Semester 2015 Aug. 21, 2015 Aug. 31, 2015 Sept. 14, 2015 Oct. 22, 2015 Nov. 5, 2015 Sept. 4, 2015
Spring Semester 2016 Jan. 8, 2016 Jan. 19, 2016 Feb. 2, 2016 Mar. 11, 2016 Mar. 25, 2016 Jan. 22, 2016
Summer Semester 2016 May 20, 2016 May 31, 2016 June 14, 2016 June 27, 2016 July 11, 2016 June 5, 2015

 

** Documents submitted after the deadline date will delay loan processing and student's loan disbursement may not be included in the first scheduled loan disbursement for the term, but will be included in subsequent disbursements as scheduled later in the term. Students must also meet Financial Aid application and other documentation (if applicable) deadlines as shown in Important Dates chart above.

Book Voucher Availability Dates

Term Book Voucher Begin Date Book Voucher End Date
Fall Semester 2015 Aug. 10, 2015 Aug. 28, 2015
Spring Semester 2016 Dec. 28, 2015 Jan. 15, 2016
Summer Semester 2016 May 10, 2016 May 27, 2016

 

Be advised that if you have not met required deadlines for applying for aid or submission of required documents this will result in:

  • a delay in the processing of your financial aid, and
  • your book voucher may not be available by the above posted voucher end date, and
  • you will need to make other arrangements to pay for books and supplies required for your classes at the bookstore.

 

updated July 15, 2015