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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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  Fall 2021* Spring 2022* Summer 2022*
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.
July 26, 2021 December 6, 2021 April 25, 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.
August 13, 2021 December 22, 2021 May 6, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 17, 2022
(Term 3)
Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins.
(If all criteria is met).
August 10, 2021
(Early Fall)

August 17, 2021
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 21, 2021
(Fall POT[5])

October 12,2021
(Fall POT[3])

October 26, 2021
(Fall POT[6])
December 14, 2021
(Early Spring)

January 4, 2022
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 8, 2022
(Spring POT[5])

March 8, 2022
(Spring POT[3])

March 22, 2021
(Spring POT[6])
May 3, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 10, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 21, 2022
(Term 3 Only)
Semester Begins August 14, 2021
(Early Fall)

August 21, 2021
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 25, 2021
(Fall POT[5])

October 16,2021
(Fall POT[3])

October 30, 2021
(Fall POT[6])
December 18, 2021
(Early Spring)

January 8, 2022
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 12, 2022
(Spring POT[5])

March 12, 2022
(Spring POT[3])

March 26, 2022
(Spring POT[6])
May 7, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 14, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 25, 2022
(Term 3)
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.
August 14, 2021
(Early Fall)

August 21, 2021
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 25, 2021
(Fall POT[5])

October 16,2021
(Fall POT[3])

October 30, 2021
(Fall POT[6])
December 18, 2021
(Early Spring)

January 8, 2022
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 12, 2022br />(Spring POT[5])

March 12, 2022
(Spring POT[3])

March 26, 2022
(Spring POT[6])
May 7, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 14, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 25, 2022
(Term 3)
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences (by 5 p.m.). August 15, 2021
(Early Fall)

August 27, 2021
(Fall POT[1,2,4,5])

October 22, 2021
(Fall POT[3.6])
December 20, 2021
(Early Spring)

January 14, 2022
(Spring POT[1,2,4,5])

March 18, 2022
(Spring POT[3,6])
May 8, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 20, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

July 1, 2022
(Term 3)
Last day to pay fees for the current term.
Late fees are applied after 5pm. Financial aid disbursements begin AFTER this date
August 18, 2021
(Early Fall)

August 30, 2021
(Fall POT[1,2,4,5])

October 25, 2021
(Fall POT[3.6])
December 21, 2021(Early Spring

January 18, 2022
(Spring POT[1,2,4,5])

March 21, 2022
(Spring POT[3,6])
May 11, 2022
(Early Summer)

May 23, 2022
(Terms 1 & 2)

July 5, 2022
(Term 3)
Last day to pay fees for the current term *.
*For FINANCIAL AID/VA/PREPAID/STATE MANDATED/DEPARTMENTAL WAIVER
October 25, 2021 To Be Announced To Be Announced
Last day to apply for Short Term Advance online for the semester November 10, 2021 April 6, 2022 July 6, 2022
Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Award Year 2021-22
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, 2022  
Financial Aid Secondary Priority Deadline- for Award Year 2021-22
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, 2022  
Semester Ends
(see Academic Calendar for end of
classes for each Part Of Term)
December 17, 2021 May 6, 2022 August 9, 2022
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, 2021 (Use for Fall 2022/Spring 2023/Summer 2023)

   

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available for the 2021-2022 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 2021/Spring 2022/Summer 2022)