FAU Financial Aid Timeline

Here is a chronological guide of important dates within the financial aid process at FAU. Use this as a checklist and guide to understanding what actions you should be taking throughout the Academic Year!
Financial Aid Timeline

 

Important 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 view this direct deposit instructions.

*Dates are subject to change without notice

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  Summer 2022* Fall 2022* Spring 2023*
First day to apply for 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.
April 25, 2022 July 25, 2022 December 5, 2022
FAU Bookstore Line of Credit Program is available to eligible students.
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.
May 13, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 17, 2022
(Term 3)
August 12, 2022 December 23, 2022
Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins.
(If all criteria is met).
May 3, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 10, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 21, 2022
(Term 3 Only)
August 9, 2022
(Early Fall)

August 16, 2022
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 20, 2022
(Fall POT[5])

October 11,2022
(Fall POT[3])

October 25, 2022
(Fall POT[6])
December 13, 2022
(Early Spring)

January 3, 2023
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 7, 2023
(Spring POT[5])

March 7, 2023
(Spring POT[3])

March 21, 2023
(Spring POT[6])
Semester Begins May 7, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 14, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 25, 2022
(Term 3)
August 13, 2022
(Early Fall)

August 20, 2022
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 24, 2022
(Fall POT[5])

October 15,2022
(Fall POT[3])

October 29, 2022
(Fall POT[6])
December 17, 2022
(Early Spring)

January 7, 2023
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 11, 2023
(Spring POT[5])

March 11, 2023
(Spring POT[3])

March 25, 2023
(Spring POT[6])
Submit the Mandatory Course Entry Quiz
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 the course entry quiz 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 7, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 14, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 25, 2022
(Term 3)
August 13, 2022
(Early Fall)

August 20, 2022
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 24, 2022
(Fall POT[5])

October 15,2022
(Fall POT[3])

October 29, 2022
(Fall POT[6])
December 17, 2022
(Early Spring)

January 7, 2023
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 11, 2023
(Spring POT[5])

March 11, 2023
(Spring POT[3])

March 25, 2023
(Spring POT[6])
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences (by 5 p.m.). May 8, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 20, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

July 1, 2022
(Term 3)
August 14, 2022
(Early Fall)

August 26, 2022
(Fall POT[1,2,4,5])

October 21, 2022
(Fall POT[3.6])
December 19, 2022
(Early Spring)

January 13, 2023
(Spring POT[1,2,4,5])

March 17, 2023
(Spring POT[3,6])
Last day to pay fees for the current term.
Late fees are applied after 5pm. Financial aid disbursements begin AFTER this date
May 11, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 23, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

July 12, 2022
(Term 3)
August 17, 2022
(Early Fall)

August 29, 2022
(Fall POT[1,2,4,5])

October 24, 2022
(Fall POT[3.6])
December 20, 2022(Early Spring

January 17, 2023
(Spring POT[1,2,4,5])

March 20, 2023
(Spring POT[3,6])
Last day to pay fees for the current term *.
*For FINANCIAL AID/VA/PREPAID/STATE MANDATED/DEPARTMENTAL WAIVER
July 12, 2022 October 24, 2022 To Be Announced
Last day to apply for Short Term Advance online for the semester July 6, 2022 November 9, 2022 April 5, 2023
Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Award Year 2023-24
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, 2023
Financial Aid Secondary Priority Deadline- for Award Year 2023-24
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, 2023
Semester Ends
(see Academic Calendar for end of
classes for each Part Of Term)
August 9, 2022 December 16, 2022 May 5, 2023
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available October 1st for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year.
Log on to 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.
 

Available October 1st, 2022 (Use for Fall 2023/Spring 2024/Summer 2024)

 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Log on to 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.

 

Now Available

(Use for Fall 2022/Spring 2023/Summer 2023)