Note: Each new award year begins with the summer semester

2017–18 Award Year
October 1 New 2017–18 FAFSA for next award year is available online at fafsa.gov
December 1 2017-18 FAFSA Priority Deadline - Illinois Residents - Undergraduates
January 1 Spring 2018 Loan Application Priority Deadline
March 1 2017-18 FAFSA Priority Deadline - All Others
June 1 2017–18 Figure Your Costs budgeting worksheet - complete for each semester
August 15  Fall 2017 Full Payment or Payment Arrangements Due Date. Complete any outstanding arrangements needed to cover your Fall 2017 balance including applying for loans, submitting requested documents, enrolling in the semester payment plan, and/or your payment for the balance due.
Loans
May 1 Summer 2017 Loan Application Priority Deadline
July 1 Fall 2017 Loan Application Priority Deadline
December 1 Winter 2018 Loan Application Priority Deadline