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Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid Calendar

Fall 2020

June 1

Priority deadline to submit verification documents

July 24

Parent PLUS loan priority deadline

July 29

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

August 1

Alternative Private Educational Loan priority deadline    

August 20

Financial aid disbursement begins  

August 24

Fall semester begins

September 3

First possible refund for students receiving Alternative loans

September 21

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

Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal                 

October 1

The 2021-2022 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and CADAA (CA Dream Act Application) become available

November 1

Last day to submit an Exceptional Circumstance Appeal for fall-only students

November 30

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

December 17

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

December 18

Fall semester ends


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 15

Wildcat Scholarship Application closes      

February 19

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

Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal       

May 18

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

May 21

Spring semester ends