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Important Dates for Financial Aid

FAFSA Application Target Dates

To ensure the completion of the financial aid application process, financial aid (FAFSA) applications must be submitted by the following dates. This schedule allows time for corrections and/or changes necessary to complete the process. Also, general college admission applications must be processed before the financial aid application can be processed, therefore, students must see someone in the admissions office.

Starting Fall Semester-Target Application Date is May 1

Starting Spring Semester-Target Application Date is October 1

Starting Summer Semester-Target Application Date is March 1


  1.  Disbursement Dates  
  2.  Last Day to Drop Classes  
Check Release Date for Fall Semester 2014:
  • September 12, 2014
  • September 26, 2014
  • October 10, 2014
  • October 24, 2014
  • November 7, 2014
  • November 21, 2014
  • December 5, 2014
  • December 12, 2014

Last Day Students Can Drop Classes for 2014-2015

Note: Students must be in attendance through the 60% point of the term or they will owe funds back to the U.S. Department of Education

  • Fall Semester – Last Day of Attendance must be on or after-October 27, 2014 (60% point 10/27/14) 
  • Spring Semester –  Last Day of Attendance must be on or after-March 23, 2015 (60% point 3/23/15)
  • Summer Semester – Last Day of Attendance must be on or after-July 6, 2015 (60% point 7/6/15)

Pell Refund Checks are mailed to students. These checks are mailed to the address the College has on file for you in the Records Room (F-Building). If you feel you need to update your address, please do so before checks are mailed in the Fall and Spring.