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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.   

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.


The Student Accounts Office will start the financial aid refund process on February 10, 2016 after enrollment verification is completed for all financial aid recipients by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.


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October 1, 2016 Students can apply for the 2017-2018 FAFSA at
November 1, 2016 2017-2018 FAFSA priority date for new incoming freshmen student is November 1, 2016.
March 15, 2017 2017-2018 FAFSA priority date is March 15, 2017, except for new incoming freshmen students.
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