Important Dates for Financial Aid

Fall Quarter 2017 (September 25 - December 15)

Fall Quarter 2017 Dates
Last day to file a 2017-2018 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal to request aid consideration for Fall Quarter August 15
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Fall aid (Except for GSM and Extension Programs) August 29
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment September 15
Fall quarter begins September 25
Fall Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students September 25
Fall quarter instruction begins September 27
The 2018-2019 FAFSA and Dream Act Application become available October 1
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status October 10
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Fall quarter (Except for GSM and Extension Programs) November 8
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration November 16
Fall quarter instruction ends December 8
Fall quarter ends December 15
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans not available during Winter break December 16 - January 4

Winter Quarter 2018 (January 5 - March 23)

Winter Quarter 2018 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Winter aid (Except for GSM and Extension Programs) TBA
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment December 15
Winter quarter begins January 5
Winter Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students January 5
Winter quarter instruction begins January 8
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status January 22
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Winter quarter (Except for GSM and Extension Programs) February 14
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration March 1
Priority Filing Deadline for 2018-2019 FAFSA and Dream Act Application March 2
Winter quarter instruction ends March 16
Winter quarter ends March 23

Spring Quarter 2018 (March 29 - June 14)

Spring Quarter 2017 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Spring aid (Except for GSM and Extension Programs) TBA
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment March 15
Spring quarter begins March 29
Spring Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students March 29
Spring quarter instruction begins April 2
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status April 13
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Spring quarter (Except for GSM and Extension Programs) May 8
Last day to accept or request 2017-2018 Academic Year Loans May 15
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration May 24
Spring quarter instruction ends June 7
Spring quarter ends June 14

Summer Session 2018

Graduate and Professional students are not eligible for financial aid during the summer term, except for the Part-Time Sacramento and Bay Area MBA programs.