Important Dates for Financial Aid

Summer Session 2016

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.

Fall Quarter 2016 (September 19 - December 9)

Fall Quarter 2016 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Fall aid September 6
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment September 15
Fall quarter begins September 19
Fall Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students September 19
Fall quarter instruction begins September 21
The 2017-2018 FAFSA and Dream Act Application become available October 1
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status October 4
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Fall quarter November 2
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration November 12
Fall quarter instruction ends December 2
Fall quarter ends December 9
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans not available during Winter break December 12 - January 3

Winter Quarter 2017 (January 6 - March 24)

Winter Quarter 2017 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Winter aid December 1
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment December 15
Winter quarter begins January 6
Winter Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students January 6
Winter quarter instruction begins January 9
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status January 23
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Winter quarter February 6
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration February 25
Priority Filing Deadline for 2017-2018 FAFSA and Dream Act Application March 2
Winter quarter instruction ends March 17
Winter quarter ends March 24

Spring Quarter 2017 (March 30 - June 15)

Spring Quarter 2017 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Spring aid February 24
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment March 15
Spring quarter begins March 30
Spring Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students March 30
Spring quarter instruction begins April 3
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status April 14
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Spring quarter May 9
Last day to accept or request 2016-2017 Academic Year Loans May 15
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration May 19
Spring quarter instruction ends June 8
Spring quarter ends June 15