Deadlines and Priority Dates

Summer 2020 (2019-2020 Aid Year)

May 8, 2020 (Deadline)

  • Appeals – Financial aid appeal forms must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by May 8, 2020. The appeal forms must be complete with all documentation attached.
  • The 2019-2020 FAFSA along with all transcripts and in-house paperwork must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by May 8, 2020.  Students not meeting this requirement will be required to pay tuition and fees upfront.  Once the student’s financial aid requirements are complete and if the student qualifies for federal aid, they will be reimbursed.  No federal aid is guaranteed until the student’s file has been reviewed, processed, and completed.

Fall 2020 (2020-2021 Aid Year)

March 1, 2020 (Deadline)

  • Academic Scholarship Applications for the Fall 2020 semester must be completed and submitted to the Financial Aid Office by March 1, 2020.

May 1, 2020 (Priority Deadline)

  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA must be submitted to the central processing system (CPS) by May 1, 2020 in order to be considered for financial assistance (SEOG, College Work-Study, and Alabama State Grant) for the Fall 2020 semester or academic year.

August 7, 2020 (Deadline)

  • Appeals – Financial aid appeal forms must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by August 7, 2020. The appeal forms must be complete with all documentation attached.
  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA along with all transcripts and in-house paperwork must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by August 7, 2020. Students not meeting this requirement will be required to pay tuition and fees upfront.  Once the student’s financial aid requirements are complete and if the student qualifies for federal aid, they will be reimbursed.  No federal aid is guaranteed until the student’s file has been reviewed, processed, and completed.

Spring 2021 (2020-2021 Aid Year)

December 31, 2020 (Deadline)

  • Appeals – Financial aid appeal forms must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by December 31, 2020. The appeal forms must be complete with all documentation attached.
  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA along with all transcripts and in-house paperwork must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by December 31, 2020.  Students not meeting this requirement will be required to pay tuition and fees upfront.  Once the student’s financial aid requirements are complete and if the student qualifies for federal aid, they will be reimbursed.  No federal aid is guaranteed until the student’s file has been reviewed, processed, and completed.

Summer 2021 (2020-2021 Aid Year)

May 7, 2021 (Deadline)

  • Appeals – Financial aid appeal forms must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by May 7, 2021. The appeal forms must be complete with all documentation attached.
  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA along with all transcripts and in-house paperwork must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by May 7, 2021.  Students not meeting this requirement will be required to pay tuition and fees upfront.  Once the student’s financial aid requirements are complete and if the student qualifies for federal aid, they will be reimbursed.  No federal aid is guaranteed until the student’s file has been reviewed, processed, and completed.