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Important Dates

**FAFSA for the 2019-2020 Academic year is open from October 1st, 2019**

Priority Deadlines to Submit Your FAFSA Application:

  • June 1st, 2019 for the Fall 2019 Semester
  • November 1st, 2019 for the Spring 2020 Semester
  • April 1st, 2020 for the Summer 2020 Semester

***Students may submit the FAFSA after the published deadlines but it is not guaranteed that their financial aid will be awarded in time for the tuition payment deadline.***

Verification Document(s) Priority Submission Deadline for Federal Aid

  • July 1st, 2019 for the Fall 2019 Semester
  • December 1st, 2019 for the Spring 2020 Semester
  • May 1st, 2020 for the Summer 2020 Semester

***Students who submit verification documents by or on the priority deadline will have their financial aid awarded in time for the tuition payment deadline. Documents can be submitted up through the priority deadline and must have a received stamp with the priority deadline.***

Federal Satisfactory Academic Progress Deadline

  • Fall 2019: November, 15th, 2019
  • Spring 2020: April 15th, 2020
  • Summer 2020: July 30th, 2020

Federal Loan Request Submission Deadline

  • Fall 2019: December 1st, 2019
  • Spring 2020: May 1st, 2020
  • Summer 2020: August 1st, 2020

***Non-verification student loan requests will take up to 5 business days to process from the time of submission.***

***Verification student loan requests are dependent upon when verification is completed. Once verification is completed, it can take up to 5 business days afterwards for awarding.***

2019-2020 HESAA FAFSA filing deadline

The FAFSA must be RECEIVED by the Federal processor (not postmarked) by the dates below to be considered for the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG), Governor’s Urban Scholarship, NJ STARS and NJ STARS II programs:

Students who Received TAG during the 2018-2019 Academic year April 15, 2019
New Applicants for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Semester September 15, 2019
New Applicants for the Spring 2020 Semester only February 15, 2020

Disbursement Dates

  • Fall 2019: Beginning late October for classes that have already started
  • Spring 2020: Beginning early March for classes that have already started
  • Summer 2020: Beginning late June for classes that have already started

Scholarship Deadline

  • Fall 2019: June 30th, 2019
  • Spring 2020: November 30th, 2019

***Generally, scholarship awards are posted to the student account by the tuition payment deadline. ***

Bookstore Sale Deadline

Students are able to purchase books and supplies during the following dates:

  • Summer 2019: May 6, 2019-June 14, 2019 and July 1, 2019 to July 12, 2019
  • Fall 2019: August 19, 2019 – October 4th, 2019 and October 21, 2019 to November 1st, 2019
  • Spring 2020: To Be Determined
  • Summer 2020: To Be Determined

Disclaimer:
*Maximum Amount that a student can use to purchase books for the Winter session semester is $500.00.
**Maximum Amount that a student can use to purchase books for the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters is $1000.00.

Anyone with excess financial aid funds remaining after tuition and fees are paid can automatically use these funds to purchase books at the college bookstore.