The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships provides important dates and deadlines to help students stay on track. Dates are subject to change. Please visit this page often for the latest information.
|Event||Full Session||A Session||B Session|
|Foundation for Seminole State scholarship deadline||Oct. 31||Oct. 31||Oct. 31|
|Financial aid priority application deadline (for on-time disbursements)||Nov. 4||Nov. 4||Jan. 13|
|First day to charge books against financial aid account||Dec. 2||Dec. 2||Mar. 3|
|Deadline to submit official high school and college transcripts (for on-time disbursements)||Dec. 2||Dec. 2||Dec. 2|
|Financial aid application deadline (for deferment purposes)||Dec. 19||Dec. 19||Dec. 19|
|2014-15 FAFSA available to begin filing at fafsa.ed.gov||Jan. 1||Jan. 1||Jan. 1|
|Classes begin||Jan. 13||Jan. 13||Mar. 17|
|Class roster validation due (faculty verify enrollment)||Jan. 22||Jan. 22||Mar. 24|
|Last day to charge books against financial aid account||Jan. 24||Jan. 24||Mar. 24|
|Pell and other grant processing begins||Feb. 3||Feb. 3||Mar. 31|
|Federal Direct Loan processing begins||Feb. 4||Feb. 4||April 1|
|First refunds for grants begin*||Feb. 13||Feb. 13||April 7|
|First refunds for loans begin*||Feb. 14||Feb. 14||April 8|
|First-time borrowers loan refunds begin*||Feb. 18||N/A||N/A|
|Payment deferment deadline/deadline to accept loans||Mar. 13||Mar. 13||Mar. 13|
|Second refunds for single-term loans begin*||Mar. 25||N/A||N/A|
|Annual state deadline to submit the FAFSA to be considered for state and federal aid**||May 15||May 15||May 15|
|Annual federal deadline to apply for federal aid||June 30||June 30||June 30|
* Because of the complexity of the financial aid process, refund dates cannot be guaranteed. This date is the earliest projected date refunds may be disbursed if files are complete and awards are posted.
** Students are encouraged to apply by this date to allow time for processing before the federal deadline.
If you have questions regarding your financial aid, please visit Student Services on any campus to speak to a student success specialist, or call 407.708.2045.