dates

Important Dates

**FAFSA for the 2018-2019 Academic year is open from October 1st, 2017**

June 1st, 2018 for the Fall 2018 Semester

November 1st, 2018 – for the Spring 2019 Semester.

April 1st, 2019 for the Summer 2019 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, 2018 for the Fall 2018 Semester

December 1st, 2018 for the Spring 2019 Semester

May 1st, 2019 for the Summer 2019 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 2018: November, 15th, 2018
  • Spring 2019: April 15th, 2019
  • Summer 2019: July 30th, 2019

Federal Loan Request Submission deadline:

  • Fall 2018: December 1st, 2018
  • Spring 2019: May 1st, 2019
  • Summer 2019: August 1st, 2019

***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.***

2018-2019 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 2017-2018 Academic year  April 15, 2018
New Applicants for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Semester September 15, 2018
New Applicants for the Spring 2019 Semester only February 15, 2019

Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) /EOF/ NJSTARS Deadline:

2017-2018 Academic Year – Deadlines for completing State grant records (State Tasks, State Verification, corrections, etc.)

Students who received TAG during the 2016-2017 Academic year Dates
Renewal applicants
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 November 1, 2017
Spring 2018 only February 1, 2018
Non- renewal applicants
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 November 1, 2017
Spring 2018 March 1, 2018

2018-2019 Academic year-Deadlines for completing State grant records (State Tasks, State Verification, corrections, etc.).

Students who received TAG during the 2017-2018 Academic Year Dates
Renewal applicants
Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 November 1, 2018
Spring 2019 only February 1, 2019
Non -renewal applicants
Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 November 1, 2019
Spring 2019 only March 1, 2019

Disbursement Dates:

  • Fall 2018: Beginning in Mid October 2018
  • Spring 2019: Beginning in Mid March 2019
  • Summer 2019: Beginning in Mid June 2019

Scholarship Deadline:

  • Spring 2019: November 30th, 2018
  • Fall 2019: June 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:

Winter 2019: 12/17/18 to 1/4/19

Disclaimer:

***: Maximum Amount that a student can use to purchase books for the Winter 2019 semester is $500.00.***

Spring 2019: 1/7/19 to 3/1/19 and 3/18/19 to 3/29/19

Disclaimer:

***Maximum Amount that a student can use to purchase books for the Spring 2019 Semester 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.