IMPORTANT FINANCIAL AID DATES

NOTICE REGARDING DISBURSEMENT OF FINANCIAL AID: DISBURSEMENT OF AID TAKES A FEW WEEKS. Students need to set aside funds for personal needs during the first few weeks of the semester. Unless you have authorized direct deposit of your aid, you will be required to pick up your refund check from the Controller's Office on the Boca Raton campus, regardless of which campus you attend. For more information on how to set up direct deposit, click here.

Please select a term below:

FALL 2013 SPRING 2014 SUMMER 2014

Important Dates to Remember

The Office of Student Financial Aid maintains this calendar to inform you of important financial aid dates & deadlines ( Dates are subject to change without notice).

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August 2, 2013

First day to apply for FALL 2013 Short Term Advance for purchasing textbooks and other unanticipated expenses. Available exclusively online in MyFAU .  Must be degree seeking and registered half-time or more at FAU for consideration. Click here for detailed instructions on how to apply.

TBD

Barnes & Noble Book Voucher Program is available to eligible students.  Students may receive a Line of Credit up to $400 for purchasing textbooks online or in the Barnes & Noble store.  B&N Bookstore authorizations will be emailed to students confirming eligibility and the timeframe when placing an order.

August 21, 2013 Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins (if all criteria is met)
August 24, 2013

FALL 2013 Term begins.

Students must submit the Mandatory Course Entry Survey.  Students will receive an email each semester via Blackboard to confirm their attendance in each course they are enrolled during the first of classes.  Additional emails may be sent from the Office of Student Financial Aid reminding students to complete survey by the drop/add deadline.  Click here for more details.

August 30, 2013

Last day to drop/add courses without consequences for FALL 2013 Term by 5 p.m. (Students enrolled in a combination of Terms 1, 2 & 3) ; courses are fee liable after this date.

Financial Deferment Deadline (In order to receive Deferment of Tuition Payment, students must have "Accepted" financial aid awards online by 5pm this date.)  In addition, all documents must be in a "Satisfied" status in order to receive a deferment. After this date a $100 late payment fee and/or $100 late registration fee will be assessed.

September 3, 2013

Last day to pay fees for FALL 2013 Term (Late fees applied after 5pm).

Financial Aid Disbursements begin by Fund  AFTER this date.

Septemeber 23, 2013 Last Day to Apply for Short Term Advance for FALL 2013 Term.
November 25, 2013 For students beginning SPRING 2014, all required forms must be received for consideration to have the SPRING 2014 tuition payment postponed and late fee waived (Tuition Deferment).

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December 13, 2013

First day to apply for SPRING 2014 Short Term Advance for purchasing textbooks and other unanticipated expenses. Available exclusively online in MyFAU .  Must be degree seeking and registered half-time or more at FAU for consideration. Click here for detailed instructions on how to apply.

TBD

Barnes & Noble Book Voucher Program is available to eligible students.  Students may receive a Line of Credit up to $400 for purchasing textbooks online or in the Barnes & Noble store.  B&N Bookstore authorizations will be emailed to students confirming eligibility and the timeframe when placing an order.

January 1, 2014

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year.  Log on to www.fafsa.gov to apply online. 

Students now have the option of utilizing the IRS Data Retrieval option on the FAFSA.  If you choose to have your tax data transferred to FAFSA via IRS data retrieval, you are NOT required to submit tax forms. However, you may be contacted at a later date to submit tax forms to clarify financial data on your FAFSA. Although the IRS Data Retrieval is not mandatory, it is highly recommended for your to use this option for speedier and a more accurate processing of your financial aid.

January 2, 2014

Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins (if all criteria is met)

January 4, 2014

SPRING 2014 Term begins.

Students must submit the Mandatory Course Entry Survey.  Students will receive an email each semester via Blackboard to confirm their attendance in each course they are enrolled during the first of classes.  Additional emails may be sent from the Office of Student Financial Aid reminding students to complete survey by the drop/add deadline.  Click here for more details.

January 10, 2014

Last day to drop/add courses without consequences for SPRING 2014 Term by 5 p.m. (Students enrolled in a combination of Terms 1, 2 & 3) ; courses are fee liable after this date.

Financial Deferment Deadline (In order to receive Deferment of Tuition Payment, students must have "Accepted" financial aid awards online by 5pm this date.)  In addition, all documents must be in a "Satisfied" status in order to receive a deferment. After this date a $100 late payment fee and/or $100 late registration fee will be assessed.

January 13, 2014

Last day to pay fees for SPRING 2014 Term (Late fees applied after 5pm).

Financial Aid Disbursements begin by Fund AFTER this date.

February 3, 2014

Request for SUMMER 2014 Financial Aid is available via MyFAU (Money Matters tab).  Click here for more information.

February 13, 2014

Last Day to Apply for Short Term Advance for SPRING 2014 Term.

March 1, 2014 Financial Aid Priority Deadline.  All REQUIRED forms must be received for priority consideration of all need-based sources of aid.  Completed applications submitted after this date will be considered in order received.

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TBD  

First day to apply for SUMMER 2014 Short Term Advance for purchasing textbooks and other unanticipated expenses. Available exclusively online in MyFAU .  Must be degree seeking and registered half-time or more at FAU for consideration. Click here for detailed instructions on how to apply.

TBD Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins (if all criteria is met)
May 12, 2014 SUMMER 2014 Term begins (Terms 1 & 2).
May 16, 2014

Last day to drop/add courses without consequences for SUMMER 2014 Term by 5 p.m. (Students enrolled in a combination of Terms 1, 2 & 3) ; courses are fee liable after this date.

Financial Deferment Deadline (In order to receive Deferment of Tuition Payment, students must have "Accepted" financial aid awards online by 5pm this date.)  In addition, all documents must be in a "Satisfied" status in order to receive a deferment. After this date a $100 late payment fee and/or $100 late registration fee will be assessed.

May 19, 2014 Last day to pay fees for SUMMER 2014 Terms - Terms 1 & 2 (Late fees applied after 5pm). Financial Aid Disbursements by Fund begin AFTER this date (Sessions 1 & 2) .
TBD

Barnes & Noble Book Voucher Program is available to eligible students.  Students may receive a Line of Credit up to $400 for purchasing textbooks online or in the Barnes & Noble store.  B&N Bookstore authorizations will be emailed to students confirming eligibility and the timeframe when placing an order.

TBD Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins for students enrolled in SUMMER Term 3 ONLY (if all criteria is met; date subject to change)
June 24, 2014

SUMMER 2014 Term begins (Term 3).

Students must submit the Mandatory Course Entry Survey.  Students will receive an email each semester via Blackboard to confirm their attendance in each course they are enrolled during the first of classes.  Additional emails may be sent from the Office of Student Financial Aid reminding students to complete survey by the drop/add deadline.  Click here for more details.

June 27, 2014   Last day to drop/add courses without consequences for SUMMER 2014 Term by 5 p.m. (For Students enrolled ONLY in Term 3) ; courses are fee liable after this date.
July 1, 2014 Last day to pay fees for SUMMER 2014 Term 3 ONLY.  (Late fees applied after 5pm). Financial Aid Disbursements by Fund begin AFTER this date for students enrolled in SUMMER Term 3 ONLY (subject to change) .
TBD Last Day to Apply for Short Term Advance for SUMMER 2014 Term.

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