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 Sept 15
Fall quarter begins Sept 28
Fall quarter financial aid refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Sept 28
Fall quarter instruction begins
Verify your Participation within the first two (2) weeks of term
Sept 30
The 2021-22 FAFSA and Dream Act Application become available Oct 1
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Oct 13
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 19
Fall quarter instruction ends Dec 11
Fall quarter ends Dec 18
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans not available during winter break Dec 19 - Jan 3

Winter Quarter 2021

January 4 - March 19, 2021 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans available to borrow against winter aid  Nov 20
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
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 four (4) weeks of term 
Jan 4
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Jan 15
Deadline to confirm Academic Participation for winter 2021 Feb 1
Academic Participation Appeal / Supplemental Evidence of Academic Activity (SEVACT) available if completing participation after the priority deadline of Feb 1 Feb 8
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 25
Priority filing deadline for 2021-22 FAFSA and Dream Act Application Mar 2
Winter quarter instruction ends Mar 12
Winter quarter ends Mar 19

Spring Quarter 2021

March 25 - June 10, 2021 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans available to borrow against spring aid  Feb 27
Spring 2021 Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver deadline Mar 1
Priority filing deadline for the 2021-22 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application  Mar 2
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 four (4) weeks of term 
Mar 29
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Apr 9
Deadline to confirm Academic Participation for spring 2021 Apr 23
Academic Participation Appeal / Supplemental Evidence of Academic Activity (SEVACT) available if completing participation after the priority deadline of Apr 23 Apr 30
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term, and Assistant Loans for spring quarter  May 4
Spring quarter instruction ends Jun 3
Spring quarter ends Jun 10