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Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid Calendar

Spring 2021

December 10:  Registration and tuition fee payment deadline. Aid must be accepted to defer fees.

January 2:  Wildcat Scholarship Application opens

January 21:  Financial aid disbursement begins for Spring term

January 25:  Spring semester begins

February 4:  First possible refund for students receiving Alternative loans

February 19:  University Census: Awards reduced or canceled for less than full-time enrollment

February 19:  Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal  

February 22:  Wildcat Scholarship Application closes      

April 26: Last day to submit a Direct Stafford Loan, Parent PLUS Loan, and Private Alternative Loan application. Apply by 5 p.m.

May 18:  Deadline to apply for a Short-term Loan. Must submit application by 9 a.m.

May 21:  Spring semester ends

Summer 2021

April 1:  Registration opens

April 19: Summer aid will be start to be offered to eligible students enrolled in summer courses

April 30:  Summer enrollment priority deadline to defer fees using summer aid

May 14:  Fee payment deadline for RCE Self-Support summer term classes   

May 14:  Fee payment deadline for limited State-Support classes  

June 1:  Summer session begins

August 5: Last day to submit a Direct Stafford Loan application for summer term. Apply by 5 p.m.

August 17:  Summer session ends

Fall 2021

February 22:  Wildcat Scholarship Application closes

March 2:  FAFSA or CADAA priority deadline to be considered for California state grants

May 17:  Direct Stafford Loan and Parent PLUS Loan applications open

June 1:  Priority deadline to submit To Dos documents

July 28:  Registration and tuition fee payment deadline. Aid must be accepted to defer fees.   

August 1:  Alternative Private Educational Loan priority deadline    

August 19:  Financial aid disbursement begins  

August 23:  Fall semester begins

September 2:  First possible refund for students receiving Alternative loans

September 20:  University Census: Awards reduced or canceled for less than full-time enrollment

September 20:  Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal                 

October 1:  The 2022-2023 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and CADAA (CA Dream Act Application) become available

November 30:  Stafford, PLUS and Alternative loan application deadline for fall-only students

December 14:  Last day to apply for a Short-term Loan. Must submit application by 9 a.m.

December 17:  Fall semester ends