Important Dates for Financial Aid

Summer Session 2019

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 and the Teaching Credential/MA program.

Fall Quarter 2019 (September 23 - December 13)

Fall Quarter 2019 Dates
Last day to file a 2019-2020 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal to request aid consideration for Fall Quarter Aug 15
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Fall aid  Aug 26
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment Sept 15
Fall quarter begins Sept 23
Fall Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Sept 23
Fall quarter instruction begins Sept 25
The 2020-2021 FAFSA and Dream Act Application become available Oct 1
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Oct 8
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Fall quarter  Nov 6
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration Nov 14
Fall quarter instruction ends Dec 6
Fall quarter ends Dec 13
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans not available during Winter break Dec 14 - Jan 2

Winter Quarter 2020 (January 3 - March 20)

Winter Quarter 2020 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Winter aid  Nov 22
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment Dec 15
Winter quarter begins Jan 3
Winter Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Jan 3
Winter quarter instruction begins Jan 6
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Jan 17
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Winter quarter  Feb 12
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration Feb 27
Priority Filing Deadline for 2020-2021 FAFSA and Dream Act Application Mar 2
Winter quarter instruction ends Mar 13
Winter quarter ends Mar 20

Spring Quarter 2020 (March 26 - June 11)

Spring Quarter 2020 Dates
Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans available to borrow against Spring aid  Mar 2
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) Deadline: Last day to apply and pay first installment Mar 15
Spring quarter begins Mar 26
Spring Quarter Financial Aid Refunds available through Direct Deposit or Student Accounting for eligible students Mar 26
Spring quarter instruction begins Mar 30
Last day to change from full-time to part-time status Apr 10
Deadline to apply for Emergency, Short-Term and Assistant Loans for Spring quarter  May 5
Last day to accept or request 2019-2020 Academic Year Loans May 15
Graduate students with unpaid balance will be cancelled from future registration May 21
Spring quarter instruction ends June 4
Spring quarter ends June 11