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Announcements

2017-18 Award Information for Current Students

Financial aid decision notifications for the 2017-18 academic year are currently being released via email on a rolling basis. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received. Review the Current Student application page for more information. If you have not yet received your award notification, check your CAESAR to-do list to ensure all application materials have been completed.

FAFSA Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

On March 30, the U.S. Department of Education announced that the Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov will be unavailable until measures can be taken to enhance data security. The online FAFSA application is still available and is operable. Applicants will need to enter tax information manually using their 2015 tax information. 

Summer Session

The Summer Financial Aid Application is now available. See our Summer Session page for details.

Application Deadlines

What's due? Date
FAFSA May 1
CSS Profile May 1
University Aid Application (UAPP) May 1
Tax Materials May 1
Any Additional Requested Forms May 1
What's due? Date
CSS Profile December 1
FAFSA December 1
Tax Materials December 5
Any Additional Requested Forms December 5
What's due? Date
FAFSA February 15
CSS Profile February 15
Tax Materials March 5
Any Additional Requested Forms March 5
What's due? Date
FAFSA March 15
CSS Profile March 15
Tax Materials April 15
Any Additional Requested Forms March 15
What's due? Date
CSS Profile February 15
Tax Materials February 15
Any Additional Requested Forms March 5
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