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Fall Term Financial Aid Refunds

Students who are eligible to receive a financial aid refund can request their financial aid refund beginning September 21. Financial aid must be fully disbursed for the term and students must be fully enrolled for the term. Students are encouraged to set up Direct Deposit with the Office of Student Finance to help expedite the process.

Federal Work Study Orientation and Job Fair

New students who have Federal Work-Study offered in their financial aid award should plan on attending the Federal Work Student Orientation and the Federal Work Study Job Fair. More information is available on the Federal Work-Study website.

2018-19 FAFSA and CSS Profile

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile for the 2018-19 academic year became available beginning October 1. Please review our Current Student Application Instruction page for more information and links.

Application Deadlines

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
CSS Profile February 15
Tax Materials February 15
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
FAFSA May 1
CSS Profile May 1
University Aid Application (UAPP) May 1
Tax Materials May 1
Any Additional Requested Forms May 1
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