Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid Calendar

Summer 2022

April 1:  Registration opens

April 29: Summer enrollment priority deadline to defer fees using summer aid

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

May 12:  Fee payment deadline for RCE Self-Support summer term classes   

May 19:  Fee payment deadline for limited State-Support classes  

June 1:  Summer session begins

June 6: Financial aid refunded to students attending the first summer session. To receive a financial aid refund, students must have excess aid after tuition fees have been paid and no pending holds or 2021/2022 To Do List items.

August 4: Last day to submit a Direct Stafford Loan application for summer term. Apply by 5 p.m.

August 16:  Summer session ends


Fall 2022

February 15:  Wildcat Scholarship Application closes

April 1:  FAFSA or CADAA priority deadline to be considered for California state grants

May 16:  Direct Stafford Loan and Parent PLUS Loan applications open

June 1:  Priority deadline to submit To Dos documents

June 27:  Parent PLUS loan and Direct Stafford Loan priority deadline

July 27:  Registration and tuition fee payment deadline. Aid must be accepted to defer fees.   

July 29:  Alternative Private Educational Loan priority deadline    

August 18:  Financial aid refunds begin. Financial aid refunded to students enrolled for the fall term. To receive a financial aid refund, students must have excess aid after tuition fees have been paid and no pending holds or 2022/2023 To Do List items.

August 22:  Fall semester begins

September 1:  First possible refund for students receiving Alternative loans

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

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

September 19: Consortium Agreement deadline           

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

November 1: Last day to submit Exceptional Circumstances Appeal for Fall-only students

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

December 13:  Last day to apply for a Short-term Loan. Must submit application by 9AM.

December 16:  Fall semester ends


Spring 2023

December 8:  Registration and tuition fee payment deadline. Aid must be accepted to defer fees.

January 2:  Wildcat Scholarship Application opens

January 19:  Financial aid refunds begin for Spring term

January 23:  Spring semester begins

January 23:  Short-term loan application opens at 9AM. 

February 2:  First possible refund for students receiving Alternative loans

February 15:  Wildcat Scholarship Application closes 

February 17:  University Census: Awards reduced or canceled for less than full-time enrollment

February 17:  Deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal  

February 17: Consortium Agreement deadline 

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

April 21: Last day to submit Exceptional Circumstances Appeal for 2022/23.

April 24: Last day to submit a Direct Stafford Loan, Parent PLUS Loan, and Private Alternative Loan application. Apply by 5PM.

May 16:  Deadline to apply for a Short-term Loan. Must submit application by 9AM.

May 19:  Spring semester ends