ֱ Financial Aid Timeline

Here is a chronological guide of important dates within the financial aid process at ֱ. Use this as a checklist and guide to understanding what actions you should be taking throughout the Academic Year!
Financial Aid Timeline

Important Dates & Deadlines

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NOTICE REGARDING DISBURSEMENT OF FINANCIAL AID: DISBURSEMENT OF AID TAKES A FEW WEEKS.
Students need to set aside funds for personal needs during the first few weeks of the semester. Unless you have authorized direct deposit of your aid, you will be required to pick up your refund check from the Controller's Office on the Boca Raton campus, regardless of which campus you attend. For more information on how to set up direct deposit view this .

*Dates are subject to change without notice

Spring 2024* Summer 2024* Fall 2024*
First day to apply for Short Term Advance for purchasing textbooks and other unanticipated expenses.
Available exclusively online in . Must be degree seeking and registered half-time or more at ֱ for consideration.
December 4, 2023 April 22, 2024 July 22, 2024
ֱ Bookstore Line of Credit Program is available to eligible students.
Students may receive a Line of Credit up to $600 for purchasing textbooks online or in the Bookstore. Bookstore authorizations will be emailed to students confirming eligibility and the timeframe in which to place an order.
December 22, 2023 May 10, 2024
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 14, 2024
(Term 3)
August 9, 2024
Disbursement of Short Term Advance Begins.
(If all criteria is met).
December 12, 2023
(Early Spring)

January 2, 2024
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 6, 2024
(Spring POT[5])

March 5, 2024
(Spring POT[3])

March 19, 2024
(Spring POT[6])
April 30, 2024
(Early Summer)

May 7, 2024
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 18, 2024
(Term 3 Only)
August 6, 2024
(Early Fall)

August 13, 2024
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 17, 2024
(Fall POT[5])

October 8, 2024
(Fall POT[3])

October 22, 2024
(Fall POT[6])
Semester Begins December 16, 2023
(Early Spring)

January 6, 2024
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 10, 2024
(Spring POT[5])

March 9, 2024
(Spring POT[3])

March 23, 2024
(Spring POT[6])
May 4, 2024
(Early Summer)

May 11, 2024
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 22, 2024
(Term 3)
August 10, 2024
(Early Fall)

August 17, 2024
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 21, 2024
(Fall POT[5])

October 12, 2024
(Fall POT[3])

October 26, 2024
(Fall POT[6])
Submit the Mandatory Course Entry Quiz
Students must submit the Mandatory Course EntryQuiz during the designated drop/add period for each course. Students will receive an email each semester via Canvas to confirm their attendance in each course they are enrolled during the first week of classes. Additional emails may be sent from the Office of Student Financial Aid reminding students to complete the course entry quiz by the drop/add deadline.
NOTE: For students in fast track courses or other special courses that do NOT begin on the semesters start date, you will receive an email to complete the course entryquiz when your course actually begins.
December 16, 2023
(Early Spring)

January 6, 2024
(Spring POTS[1,2,4])

February 10, 2024
(Spring POT[5])

March 9, 2024
(Spring POT[3])

March 23, 2024
(Spring POT[6])
May 4, 2024
(Early Summer)

May 11, 2024
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 22, 2024
(Term 3)
August 10, 2024
(Early Fall)

August 17, 2024
(Fall POTS[1,2,4])

September 21, 2024
(Fall POT[5])

October 12, 2024
(Fall POT[3])

October 26, 2024
(Fall POT[6])
Last day to drop/add courses without consequences (by 5 p.m.). December 18, 2023
(Early Spring)

January 12, 2024
(Spring POT[1,2,4,5])

March 15, 2024
(Spring POT[3,6])
May 5, 2024
(Early Summer)

May 17, 2024
(Terms 1 & 2)

June 28, 2024
(Term 3)
August 11, 2024
(Early Fall)

August 23, 2024
(Fall POT[1,2,4,5])

October 18, 2024
(Fall POT[3.6])
Last day to pay fees for the current term, unless deferred.*
Late fees are applied after 5pm. Financial aid disbursements begin AFTER this date
December 19, 2023(Early Spring

January 16, 2024
(Spring POT[1,2,4,5])

March 18, 2024
(Spring POT[3,6])
May 8, 2024
(Early Summer)

May 20, 2024
(Terms 1 & 2)

July 1, 2024
(Term 3)
August 14, 2024
(Early Fall)

August 26, 2024
(Fall POT[1,2,4,5])

October 21, 2024
(Fall POT[3.6])
Last day to pay fees for the current term *.
*For FINANCIAL AID/VA/PREPAID/STATE MANDATED/DEPARTMENTAL WAIVER
March 18, 2024 July 22, 2024 TBA
Last day to apply for Short Term Advance online for the semester April 3, 2024 July 5, 2024 November 6, 2024
Semester Ends
(see Academic Calendar for end of
classes for each Part Of Term)
May 1, 2024 August 2, 2024 December 11, 2024
Big changes are coming with the 2024-2025 FAFSA. For more information about these changes, visit the .

Now Available(Use for Fall 2024/Spring 2025/Summer 2025)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Log on to to apply online. Students now have the option of utilizing the IRS Data Retrieval option on the FAFSA. If you choose to have your tax data transferred to FAFSA via IRS data retrieval, you are NOT required to submit tax forms. However, you may be contacted at a later date to submit tax forms to clarify financial data on your FAFSA. Although the IRS Data Retrieval is not mandatory, it is highly recommended for your to use this option for speedier and a more accurate processing of your financial aid.

Now Available

(Use for Fall 2023/Spring 2024/Summer 2024)