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2017-2018 Academic Year
Date Description
10/01/2016 2017-2018 FAFSA Available

The 2017-2018 FAFSA can be submitted starting today. For more information please click here.

01/01/2017 2017-2018 ASU College Attainment Grant Program Application Deadline for Current Participants

You must submit your FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, test scores, transcripts and application fee) in order to be considered for the ASU College Attainment Grant Program. This deadline applies to current participants. For more information about the ASU College Attainment Grant Program, please click here. Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted.

*There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.

01/01/2017 2017-2018 FAFSA Filing Priority Date

Submit your FAFSA before ASU's priority filing date of January 1 each year to maximize the amount of aid you receive. Eligible students who apply by this date have a greater chance of receiving need-based aid. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so still submit your FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed.

01/01/2017 2017-2018 Obama Scholars Application Deadline

You must submit your FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, test scores, transcripts and application fee) in order to be considered for the Obama Scholars Program. This deadline applies to both incoming freshmen and current Obama Scholars. For more information about the Obama Scholars Program, please click here. Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted.

*There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.

07/01/2017 Obama Scholars Verification Deadline

Students must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification in order to be considered for the Obama Scholars Program. This deadline applies to both incoming freshmen and current participants of both programs. For more information about the Obama Scholars Program, please click here. Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in either program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted.

*There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.

08/02/2017 Fall 2017 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books Online with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (online purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so online by 6pm on this date. For more information, click here.

08/05/2017 Fall 2017 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books In Person with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (in-store purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so in person at a Sun Devil Campus Store by this date. For more information, click here.

08/14/2017 Fall 2017 Refunds Begins (sessions A or C)

For students enrolled in sessions A or C - Financial Aid and Scholarship Services begins the process of disbursement on August 9, 2017, however, the first refunds to students via mail or direct deposit will begin on August 14, 2017. All financial aid tasks listed on My ASU must be completed and student must be enrolled to receive first available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin. For more details, please click here.Your disbursement date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

08/18/2017 Fall 2017 Census Date (session A)

For students enrolled only in session A: For more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

09/06/2017 Fall 2017 Census Date (session C)

For students enrolled in session C (including students enrolled in session A): For more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

10/04/2017 Fall 2017 Refunds Begins (session B only)

For students enrolled in session B only - Financial Aid and Scholarship Services begins the process of disbursement on October 02, 2017, however, the first refunds to students via mail or direct deposit will begin on October 04, 2016. All financial aid tasks listed on My ASU must be completed and student must be enrolled to receive first available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin. For more details, please click here. Your disbursement date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

10/12/2017 Fall 2017 SAP Review Form Deadline

Submit your Satisfactory Academic Progress Review form before this date in order to appeal any SAP violation for the fall 2017 semester. Appeals submitted after this date will be considered only for regaining eligibility for the next semester.

10/12/2017 Fall 2017 Census Date (session B)

For students enrolled in session B (including students enrolled in sessions A or C): For more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

11/27/2017 Spring 2018 Pell Grant Recipients Eligible to Purchase Books with Financial Aid Begins

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (in-store purchases only). The last day to take advantage of the online benefit is 6pm on December 24, 2017. You may use the benefit in person at a Sun Devil Campus Store until December 27, 2017. For more information, click here.

12/09/2017 Last Day to Accept Fall 2017 Loans

At 5 p.m. [Arizona time], any loans that are not accepted by the student will not be eligible for disbursement. Applies to all students not attending at least half-time the following spring semester (e.g., students graduating at the end of fall).

12/24/2017 Spring 2018 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books Online with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (online purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so online by 6pm on this date. For more information, click here.

12/27/2017 Spring 2018 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books In Person with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (in-store purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so in person at a Sun Devil Campus Store by this date. For more information, click here.

12/27/2017 Spring 2018 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books In Person with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (in-store purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so in person at a Sun Devil Campus Store by this date. For more information, click here.

01/04/2018 Spring 2018 Refunds Begins (sessions A or C)

For students enrolled in sessions A or C - Financial Aid and Scholarship Services begins the process of disbursement on January 1, 2018, however, the first refunds to students via mail or direct deposit will begin on January 04, 2018. All financial aid tasks listed on My ASU must be completed and the student must be enrolled to receive first available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin. For more details, please click here.Your disbursement date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

01/09/2018 Spring 2018 Census Date (session A)

For students enrolled only in session A: For more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

01/29/2018 Spring 2018 Census Date (session C)

For students enrolled in session C (including students enrolled in session A): For more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

02/25/2018 Spring B 2018 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books Online with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (online purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so online by 6pm on this date. For more information, click here.

02/28/2018 Spring B 2018 Pell Grant Recipient Deadline to Purchase Books In Person with Financial Aid

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible to obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (in-store purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so in person at a Sun Devil Campus Store by this date. For more information, click here.

03/08/2018 Spring 2018 Refunds Begins (session B only)

For students enrolled in session B only - Financial Aid and Scholarship Services begins the process of disbursement on March 03, 2018, however, the first refunds to students via mail or direct deposit will begin on March 08, 2018. All financial aid tasks listed on My ASU must be completed and student must be enrolled to receive first available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin. For more details, please click here. Your disbursement date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

03/13/2018 Spring 2018 SAP Review Form Deadline

Submit your Satisfactory Academic Progress Review form before this date in order to appeal any SAP violation for the spring 2017 semester. Appeals submitted after this date will be considered only for regaining eligibility for the next semester.

03/13/2018 Spring 2018 Census Date (session B)

For students enrolled in session B (including students enrolled in sessions A or C) - for more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

05/05/2018 Last Day to Accept Spring 2018 Loans

At 5 p.m. [Arizona time], any loans that are not accepted by the student will not be eligible for disbursement. Applies to all students not attending at least half-time the following summer semester (e.g., students graduating at the end of spring).