Important Dates for Financial Aid

Fall Quarter 2020

September 28 - December 18, 2020 Dates
Last day to file a 2020-21 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal to request aid consideration for fall quarter Aug 17
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Fall aid  Aug 31
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay the first installment Sep 15
Fee payment deadline; last day to pay Sep 15

Fall quarter begins

Sep 28
Fall quarter financial aid refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Sep 28
Fall quarter instruction begins
Verify your Participation within the first two (2) weeks of term
Sep 30
The 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application become available Oct 1
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Oct 8
Deadline to confirm Academic Participation for fall 2020 Oct 20
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans for fall quarter  Nov 11
Graduate students with an unpaid balance will be canceled from future registration Nov 14
Fall quarter instruction ends Dec 11
Fall quarter ends Dec 18
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans not available during winter break Dec 14 - Jan 2

Winter Quarter 2021 

January 4 - March 19, 2021 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans available to borrow against winter aid Nov 206
Last day to file a 2020-21 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal to request aid consideration for winter quarter Nov 30
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay the first installment Dec 15
Fee payment deadline; last day to pay Dec 15

Winter quarter begins

Jan 4
Winter quarter financial aid refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Jan 4
Winter quarter instruction begins
Verify your Participation within the first two (2) weeks of term 
Jan 4
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Jan 17
Deadline to confirm Academic Participation for winter 2021 Jan 25
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans for winter quarter  Feb 10
Graduate students with an unpaid balance will be canceled from future registration Feb 27
Priority filing deadline for 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application Mar 2
Winter quarter instruction ends Mar 12
Winter quarter ends Mar 19

Spring Quarter 2021

March 26 - June 11, 2021 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans available to borrow against spring aid  Feb 27
Last day to file a 2020-21 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal to request aid consideration for spring quarter Mar 8
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay the first installment Mar 15

Spring quarter begins 

Mar 25
Spring quarter financial aid refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Mar 25
Spring quarter instruction begins
Verify your Participation within the first two (2) weeks of term
Mar 29
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Apr 10
Deadline to confirm Academic Participation for spring 2021 Apr 15
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans for spring quarter  May 4
Last day to accept or request 2020-21 Academic Year Loans May 15
Graduate students with an unpaid balance will be canceled from future registration May 21
Spring quarter instruction ends June 4
Spring quarter ends June 11