Deadlines and Refund Disbursements

Priority Processing Date for Applying for Financial Aid

Fall2 2020 Deadline:
September  8, 2020
Spring 2021 Deadline:
December 3, 2021
  • Completed FAFSA form must be on file with the Financial Aid Office (FAO) by the deadline.
  • Any additional required documents, including verification forms and IRS tax return transcripts/W2s, must be received in the FAO by the deadline.
  • Applications and/or forms received after the deadline will continue to be processed; however, the FAO cannot guarantee they will be reviewed prior to the payment due date or beginning of the semester.

Refund Disbursement Information


  • Students cannot receive federal or state funding that exceeds their cost of attendance.
  • Remaining financial aid funds will be disbursed each semester after the Financial Aid Office verifies the student’s attendance through faculty rosters. A refund will not be processed until all instructors have confirmed student class participation.
  • Disbursement dates are based on the deadlines for attendance rosters, which occurs after the ten percent point of a course.
  • Funds are not disbursed for courses until they begin and attendance has been confirmed.

Financial Aid WebAdvisor Instructions

Important Dates

Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Refund Check Disbursement Dates:

Refund checks will be mailed to students at the address listed in WebAdvisor accounts on the dates noted below.

Fall 2020

  • Regular semester courses:
    September 21, 2020
  • Courses that start in September/Fall2:
    October 12, 2020
  • Courses that start in October:
    November 13, 2020

Spring 2021

  • Regular semester courses:
    February 15, 2021
  • Courses that start in February/Spring2:
    March 15, 2021
  • Courses that start in March:
    April 12, 2021

Summer 2021

  • Summer A and B Sessions:
    June 21, 2021
  • Summer C Session:
    July 19,2021

For questions regarding deadlines and disbursements, contact the Financial Aid Office at 910-695-3743.