dates

Important Dates

FAFSA applications for the 2021-2022 Academic Year are now being accepted!

Priority Deadlines to Submit Your FAFSA Application

  • June 1, 2021 for the Fall 2021 semester
  • November 1, 2021 for the Spring 2022 semester
  • April 1, 2022 for the Summer 2022 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 1, 2021 for the Fall 2021 semester
  • December 1, 2021 for the Spring 2022 semester
  • May 1, 2022 for the Summer 2022 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

  • Spring 2021: April 15, 2021
  • Summer 2021: July 30, 2021
  • Fall 2021: November 16, 2021

Federal Loan Request Submission Deadline

  • Spring 2021: May 1, 2021
  • Summer 2021: August 1, 2021
  • Fall 2021: December 1, 2021
  • Spring 2022: May 1, 2022
  • Summer 2022: August 2022

***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.***

2021-2022 HESAA FAFSA Filing Deadline

The FAFSA must be received by the federal processor (not postmarked) by the dates below to be considered for state aid (the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG), Governor’s Urban Scholarship, NJ STARS, and Community College Opportunity Grant programs).

Students who received TAG during the 2020-2021 academic year April 15, 2021
New applicants for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters September 15, 2021
New applicants for the Spring 2021 semester only February 15, 2022

Disbursement Dates

  • Summer 2021: June 22, 2021 & July 20, 2021
  • Fall 2021: October 12, 2021 & November 16, 2021

Scholarship Deadline

  • Fall 2021: May 31, 2021 – July 15, 2021
  • Spring 2021: December 12th, 2020

***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 2021:

    May 3, 2021 -June 17, 2021
    July 5, 2021 – July 15, 2021

  • Fall 2021:

    August 10, 2021 – October 8, 2021
    October 25, 2021 – November 12, 2021



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.