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2017-2018 FAFSA

Students are able to complete and submit the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting October 1, 2016.   

  • Please Note:   The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is unavailable at this time.      You can  manually input your tax information.  Remember, it is required to use the 2015 tax information.

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2016-2017 FAFSA Priority Dates:

March 15, 2016 - for fall 2016 and spring 2017
November 1, 2016 - for students starting in spring 2017

2017-2018 FAFSA Priority Dates:

November 1, 2016 - for new incoming freshmen attending fall 2017 and spring 2018
March 15, 2017 - for returning and transfer students attending fall 2017 and spring 2018
November 1, 2017 - for students starting in spring 2018

Full-Time Status

Please notify our office if you will not be attending full-time (12.0 credits for undergraduate, 9.0 credits for graduate students) as all financial aid awards are based on full-time status.


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March 15, 2017 2017-2018 FAFSA priority date is March 15, 2017.
May 1, 2017 Last day to submit the Summer 2017 Financial Aid Application.
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