Financial Aid Calendar and Deadlines

  • Early Decision 1 Applicants
    November 15 CSS Profile and Noncustodial Parent Profile applications due
    FAFSA application due
    November 15 • A signed copy of the student’s 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements via IDOC.
    • A signed copy of the parents’ 2016 Federal Income Tax Return, including all tax schedules or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable, via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents via IDOC.
    December 18 • Tentative Financial Aid Notifications sent to students.
    March 2 Cal Grant GPA Verification due for students of California.
  • Early Decision 2 Applicants
    January 1 CSS Profile and Noncustodial Parent Profile applications due
    FAFSA application due
    January 1 • A signed copy of the student’s 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements via IDOC.
    • A signed copy of the parents’ 2016 Federal Income Tax Return, including all tax schedules or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable, via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents via IDOC.
    February 12 • Tentative Financial Aid notifications sent to students.
    March 2 Cal Grant GPA Verification due for students of California.
  • Regular Decision Applicants
    January 1 FAFSA application due
    CSS Profile and Noncustodial Parent Profile applications due
    January 1 • A signed copy of the student’s 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements via IDOC.
    • A signed copy of the parents’ 2016 Federal Income Tax Return, including all tax schedules or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents due via IDOC.
    March 2 Cal Grant GPA Verification due for students of California.
    April 1 • Tentative Financial Aid notifications sent to students.
  • Fall Transfer Applicants
    March 2 Cal Grant GPA Verification due for students of California.
    April 1 FAFSA application due
    CSS Profile and Noncustodial Parent Profile applications due
    May 15 • Tentative Financial Aid Notifications sent to students.
    May 1 • A signed copy of the student’s 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements via IDOC.
    • A signed copy of the parents’ 2016 Federal Income Tax Return, including all tax schedules or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents due via IDOC.
  • Spring Transfer Applicants
    October 10 FAFSA application due
    CSS Profile and Noncustodial Parent Profile applications due
    • A signed copy of the student’s 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements via IDOC.
    • A signed copy of the parents’ 2016 Federal Income Tax Return, including all tax schedules or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents due via IDOC.
    November 11 • Financial Aid Notifications sent to students.
  • New Resource Applicants
    March 2 FAFSA application due
    CSS Profile application due
    May 1 • A signed copy of the student (and spouse’s) 2016 Federal Income Tax Return, or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 statements. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents due via IDOC.
    May 13 • Financial Aid Notifications sent to students.
  • Returning Students
    April 15 FAFSA application due
    CSS Profile and Noncustodial Parent Profile applications due
    May 1 • A signed copy of the student’s 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 and K-1 statements via IDOC.
    • For dependent students, a signed copy of the parents’ 2016 Federal Income Tax Return including all tax schedules, or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 forms. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents due via IDOC.
    July • Students will be notified by email to review their Student Portal once they have been awarded. All notifications for students who completed their files on-time will be available by July 31.
    August • Student and Parent Loan paperwork due to the Financial Aid Office.
  • Returning New Resource Students
    April 15 FAFSA application due
    May 1 • A signed copy of the student (and spouse’s) 2016 Federal Income Tax Return or Statement of Non-filing, along with all W-2 forms. If a foreign tax return will be submitted, a translated copy must be attached to the original via IDOC.
    • A copy of all 2016 business tax returns and K-1 statements, if applicable via IDOC.
    • Federal Verification documents due via IDOC.
    July Students will be notified by email to review their Student Portal once they have been awarded. All notifications for students who completed their files on-time will be available by July 31.
    August Student and Parent Loan paperwork due to the Financial Aid Office.