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Financial Aid Calendar

Summer 2014

Late March 2014

Summer 2014 Awarding Begins

Must have a 2014-2015 FAFSA on file to complete the summer aid application and enroll in summer classes.

05/09/2014

1st Summer Session Disbursement Begins

File must be complete and student must be enrolled to receive first available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin.
06/02/2014

Summer 2014 Pell Grant Census

The point in time that Student Financial Aid evaluates your official enrollment status for financial aid purposes. The actual time that Census occurs is at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 15th calendar day of each semester. Your Pell Grant is based on your registration on the end of the Add/Drop period, also called the "census date." Additional courses registered after this date will not be covered by the Pell Grant.
Varies

Summer 2014 60% Point

The point at which time you have earned 100% of your financial aid. Learn more

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

01/01/2014 2014-15 FAFSA Available
03/01/2014 File FAFSA by this date to be considered for the maximum amount of aid
03/01/2014

New Freshmen UA Scholarship Priority Date

New freshmen will be awarded scholarships based primarily on high school academic records and ACT/SAT test scores on file with the Office of Admissions. Students must be fully admitted to The University of Akron by March 1 in order to be considered for all available scholarships.

05/01/2014

Undergraduate Continuing and Transfer Students Deadline

Continuing and Transfer undergraduate students must submit a Scholarship Application no later than May 1 to be considered for private (endowed) scholarships for the following academic year.

08/15/2014

Fall 2014 Disbursement Begins

Disbursement begins for enrolled students. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin. Students can get a refund by direct deposit or check. Refund checks will be mailed to qualifying students 5-7 days after disbursement. Learn more

09/08/2014

Fall 2014 Pell Grant Census

The point in time that Student Financial Aid evaluates your official enrollment status for financial aid purposes. The actual time that Census occurs is at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 15th calendar day of each semester. Your Pell Grant is based on your registration on the end of the Add/Drop period, also called the "census date." Additional courses registered after this date will not be covered by the Pell Grant.
10/27/2014

Fall 2014 60% Point

The point at which time you have earned 100% of your financial aid. Learn more

11/01/2014

Transfer Students for Spring 2015

Transferring students should apply no later than November 1 for the Spring 2015 semester.

01/02/2015

Spring 2015 Disbursement Begins

File must be complete and student must be enrolled to receive available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin.
1/26/2015

Spring 2015 Pell Grant Census

The point in time that Student Financial Aid evaluates your official enrollment status for financial aid purposes. The actual time that Census occurs is at 11:59PM [Eastern Standard Time] on the 15th calendar day of each semester. Your Pell Grant is based on your registration on the end of the Add/Drop period, also called the "census date." Additional courses registered after this date will not be covered by the Pell Grant.
3/16/2015

Spring 2015 60% Point

The point at which time you have earned 100% of your financial aid. Learn more

Download the Financial Aid Calendar

Students can download the Financial Aid Calendar into your Google Calendar to receive e-mail reminders about disbursements and due dates. Parents can download the calendar into Outlook, iCal, and more. See instructions for dowloading UA calendars.