Deadlines

Make sure to submit all required documents by our published deadlines. You can also visit Prospective Students Apply for complete application details.

  • Early Decision I

    2020-2021 Application Year

    The CSS Profile and FAFSA applications for 2020-2021 will be available starting October 1, 2019. Please do not complete 2019-2020 versions of these applications. Be sure to visit Apply for more information.


    November 15CSS Profile (for both custodial & noncustodial parents, if applicable) due
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    ISFAA (for international applicants) due
    • Copies of 2018 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2018 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    Mid-December• Tentative financial aid letters sent along with admission offer
    March 2Cal Grant GPA Verification due to CSAC (for CA residents only)
    Mid-June• Financial aid offers finalized after final approval of budget
    Early July• Financial aid email regarding loan requirements sent
  • Early Decision II

    2020-2021 Application Year

    The CSS Profile and FAFSA applications for 2020-2021 will be available starting October 1, 2019. Please do not complete 2019-2020 versions of these applications. Be sure to visit Apply for more information.


    January 1CSS Profile (for both custodial & noncustodial parents, if applicable) due
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    ISFAA (for international applicants) due
    • Copies of 2018 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2018 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    Mid-February• Tentative financial aid letters sent along with admission offer
    March 2Cal Grant GPA Verification due to CSAC (for CA residents only)
    Mid-June• Financial aid offers finalized after final approval of budget
    Early July• Financial aid email regarding loan requirements sent
  • Regular Decision

    2020-2021 Application Year

    The CSS Profile and FAFSA applications for 2020-2021 will be available starting October 1, 2019. Please do not complete 2019-2020 versions of these applications. Be sure to visit Apply for more information.


    January 1CSS Profile (for both custodial & noncustodial parents, if applicable) due
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    ISFAA (for international applicants) due
    • Copies of 2018 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2018 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    Late March• Tentative financial aid letters sent along with admission offer
    March 2Cal Grant GPA Verification due to CSAC (for CA residents only)
    Mid-June• Financial aid offers finalized after final approval of budget
    Early July• Financial aid email regarding loan requirements sent
  • Fall Transfers

    2020-2021 Application Year

    The CSS Profile and FAFSA applications for 2020-2021 will be available starting October 1, 2019. Be sure to visit Apply for more information.


    March 2Cal Grant GPA Verification due to CSAC (for CA residents only)
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    April 1CSS Profile (for both custodial & noncustodial parents, if applicable) due
    ISFAA (for international applicants) due
    • Copies of 2018 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2018 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    Mid-May• Tentative financial aid letters sent along with admission offer
    Mid-June• Financial aid offers finalized after final approval of budget
    Mid-July• Financial aid email regarding loan requirements sent
  • Spring Transfers

    2019-2020 Application Year


    October 10CSS Profile (for both custodial & noncustodial parents, if applicable) due
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    • Copies of 2017 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2017 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    Mid-November• Financial aid letters sent along with admission offer
    Mid-December• Financial aid email regarding loan requirements sent
  • New Resources (prospective)

    2020-2021 Application Year

    The CSS Profile and FAFSA applications for 2020-2021 will be available starting October 1, 2019. Be sure to visit Apply for more information.


    March 2Cal Grant GPA Verification due to CSAC (for CA residents only)
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    April 1CSS Profile due
    ISFAA (for international applicants) due
    • Copies of 2018 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2018 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    Mid-May• Tentative financial aid letters sent along with admission offer
    Mid-June• Financial aid offers finalized after final approval of budget
    Mid-July• Financial aid email regarding loan requirements sent
  • Returning Students

    2019-2020 Application Year


    March 2CSS Profile (for both custodial & noncustodial parents, if applicable) due
    FAFSA (or Dream Act for nonresidents from CA) due
    • Copies of 2017 tax documents for parent(s) and student due to IDOC
    • Copies of 2017 business tax returns, if applicable, due to IDOC
    June – July• Financial aid notification letters available on MyCampus2 portal. Students will receive an email once their aid information is available to view on their portal. all notifications for students who completed their files on-time will be available by July 31.
    July – August• Loan requirements due for all students and parents borrowing a PLUS loan