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
 

 

Spring 2017*

Summer 2017*

Fall 2017*

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

December 19, 2016

 

April 24, 2017

 

July 24, 2017

 
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.
December 23, 2016 Term 1 & 2: May 8, 2017
  Term 3: June 19, 2017
August 14, 2017  
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.
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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   
January 3, 2017 May 9, 2017

June 20, 2017
(Term 3 Only)
August 15, 2017  

January 9, 2017

May 15, 2017
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 27, 2017
(Term 3)

August 21, 2017

 
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.
 
January 9, 2017

May 15, 2017
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 27, 2017
(Term 3)

August 21, 2017  
     

January 13, 2017

January 14,2017
(Saturday only courses)

(Terms 1 & 2)
 May 19, 2017

 May 21, 2017
(Saturday or Sunday only courses)
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(Term 3)
June 30, 2017

July 2, 2017
(Saturday or Sunday only courses)

August 25, 2017 

August 26, 2017
(Saturday only courses)

Late fees are applied after 5pm. Financial aid disbursements begin AFTER this date.
January 17, 2017 May 22, 2017
(Terms 1 & 2)
August 28, 2017  
July 3, 2017
(Term 3)
 
To apply, visit MyFAU and click on the Money Matters Tab. More information about Summer Financial aid is available here.
 February 1, 2017      
February 1, 2017 July 11, 2017 September 13, 2017  
Financial Aid Priority Deadline - for Award Year 2017-18
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, 2017      
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, 2017      
May 5, 2017 June 26, 2017
(Term 2)
December 15, 2017  
August 8, 2017
(Summer Terms 1 & 3)
 
 Last Modified 2/13/17