Application

deadline for spring 2014 and summer 2014

You must submit your FAFSA to the federal processor by the last day of the Spring 2014 semester or your last date of enrollment, whichever occurs first, to be considered for aid for the  Spring 2014 semester.

You must submit your FAFSA to the federal processor by June 30, 2014 semester or your last date of enrollment, whichever occurs first, to be considered for aid for the Summer 2014 semester.

2014-2015 (Fall 2014, spring 2015 and summer 2015)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2014-2015 school year (Fall 2014, Spring 2015 and Summer 2015) can be completed at www.fafsa.gov.

2014-2015 Deadlines

March 2, 2014 – Deadline to be considered for Cal Grants A, B or C. You must submit a FAFSA and a GPA Verification*.

April 15, 2014 – Deadline for priority consideration for Federal Work Study and Federal SEOG for the 2014-2015 school year.

September 2, 2014 - Deadline for community college students only for Cal Grant B and C. You must be enrolled for Fall 2014 and submit a FAFSA and a GPA verification.

June 30, 2015 – Deadline to submit your FAFSA for processing for the 2014-2015 school year but only if you are enrolled for the Summer 2015 term.

*Students who have completed 24 or more units of transferable course work will have their GPA automatically calculated and submitted by the Financial Aid Office.

ADVANTAGES TO APPLYING ONLINE

  • Your application is processed faster
  • Online logic allows you to complete only the sections you need based on your circumstances
  • Ability to transfer your Federal tax return information from the IRS to your FAFSA directly
  • Ability to transfer your parent’s Federal tax return information from the IRS to your FAFSA directly
  • Online edits inform you of missing or inconsistent information right away
  • Receive an online confirmation of completion
  • Ensure that you meet application deadlines

You and/or your parent must have a PIN # from the U.S. Department of Education to electronically sign your FAFSA. To apply for a PIN #, go to www.pin.ed.gov.

After your FAFSA is processed, you will receive an email notice with a link to your Student Aid Report (SAR). If you did not provide an email address, you will receive your SAR by regular mail. Check your SAR very carefully to make sure the information is correct. If data is not correct, login to your online FAFSA and make the necessary corrections.

If you do not receive a response from the FAFSA processor within three weeks, go to www.fafsa.gov and select "Check the Status of a Submitted FAFSA."

This page was last updated on March 3, 2014.