Important Deadlines

Note: Each new award year begins with the summer semester

 

2019–20 Award Year
October 1, 2019 New 2020–21 FAFSA for next award year is available online at fafsa.gov
December 1, 2019 2020-21 FAFSA Priority Deadline - Illinois Residents – Undergraduates for MAP Grant Consideration
January 1, 2020 2020-21 FAFSA Priority Deadline - All Other Students
June 1, 2019 2019–20 Figure Your Costs budgeting worksheet - complete for each semester
July 15, 2019 529/College Saving Plans
Request/initiate payment from your provider in order to be received by the Fall 2019 Payment Deadline of August 15, 2019
August 15 , 2019 Fall 2019 Full Payment or Payment Arrangements Due Date.   Complete any outstanding arrangements needed to cover your Fall 2019 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, 2019 Summer 2019 Loan Application/Steps Priority Deadline
July 1, 2019 Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Loan Applications/Steps Priority Deadline
December 1, 2019 Winter 2020 Loan Application/Steps Priority Deadline
January 1, 2020

Spring 2020 Loan Application/Steps Priority Deadline