Important Financial Aid Dates & Deadlines

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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.
 
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*Dates are subject to change without notice
 

 

Summer 2018*

Fall 2018*

Spring 2019*

 
Available exclusively online in MyFAU .Must be degree seeking and registered half-time or more at FAU for consideration.

 

April 23, 2018

 

July 30, 2018

November 26, 2018

 
Students may receive a Line of Credit up to $400 for purchasing textbooks online or in the Bookstore. Bookstore authorizations will be emailed to students confirming eligibility and the timeframe in which to place an order.
Term 1 & 2: May 7, 2018
  Term 3: June 18, 2018
August 13, 2018 December 26, 2018  
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.
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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.
  October 1, 2018    
May 8, 2018

June 19, 2018
(Term 3 Only)
August 14, 2018 December 11, 2018
(Early Spring)
January 2, 2019
(Spring)
 

May 12, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 23, 2018
(Term 3)

August 18, 2018

December 15, 2018
(Early Spring)

January 5, 2019
(Spring)

 
Students must submit the Mandatory Course Entry Quiz during the designated drop/add period for each course. Students will receive an email each semester via Canvas to confirm their attendance in each course they are enrolled during the first week of classes. Additional emails may be sent from the Office of Student Financial Aid reminding students to complete survey by the drop/add deadline.
 
NOTE: For students in fast track courses or other special courses that do NOT begin on the semesters start date, you will receive an email to complete the course entry quiz when your course actually begins.
 

May 14, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 25, 2018
(Term 3)

August 20, 2018

December 17, 2018
(Early Spring)

January 7, 2019
(Spring)

 
       

May 18, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 29, 2018
(Term 3)

August 24, 2018 

December 17, 2018
(Early Spring)

January 11, 2019
(Spring)

 
Late fees are applied after 5pm. Financial aid disbursements begin AFTER this date.
May 21, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)
August 27, 2018 December 18, 2018
(Early Spring)
 
June 29, 2018
(Term 3)
January 14, 2019
(Spring)
 
July 10, 2018 September 12, 2018 January 30, 2019  
Financial Aid Priority Deadline - for Award Year 2019-20
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.
 January 1, 2019      
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.
 March 1, 2019      
June 22, 2018
(Term 2)
December 14, 2018 January 4, 2019
(Early Spring)
 
August 7, 2018
(Summer Terms 1 & 3)
May 3, 2019
(Spring)
 
 Last Modified 7/13/18