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
 

 

Fall 2017*

Spring 2018*

Summer 2018*

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

July 24, 2017

November 20, 2017

 

April 23, 2018

 

 
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 14, 2017 December 26, 2017 Term 1 & 2: May 7, 2018
  Term 3: June 18, 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.
October 1, 2017       
August 15, 2017 December 8, 2017
(Early Spring)
January 3, 2018
(Spring)
May 7, 2018

June 18, 2018
(Term 3 Only)
 

August 19, 2017

December 16, 2017
(Early Spring)

January 6, 2018
(Spring)

May 12, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 23, 2018
(Term 3)

 
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.
 
August 21, 2017

December 18, 2017
(Early Spring)

January 8, 2018
(Spring)

May 14, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 25, 2018
(Term 3)

 
       

August 25, 2017 

December 18, 2017
(Early Spring)

January 12, 2018
(Spring)

May 18, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 29, 2018
(Term 3)

 
Late fees are applied after 5pm. Financial aid disbursements begin AFTER this date.
August 28, 2017 December 19, 2017
(Early Spring)
May 21, 2018
(Terms 1 & 2)
 
January 16, 2018
(Spring)
June 29, 2018
(Term 3)
 
To apply, visit MyFAU and click on the Money Matters Tab. More information about Summer Financial aid is available here.
   February 1, 2018    
September 12, 2017 January 31, 2018 July 10, 2018  
Financial Aid Priority Deadline - for Award Year 2018-19
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, 2018    
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, 2018    
December 15, 2017 January 5, 2018
(Early Spring)
June 22, 2018
(Term 2)
 
May 4, 2018
(Spring)
August 7, 2018
(Summer Terms 1 & 3)
 
 Last Modified 11/13/17