Calendar

January 2016

The 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available on January 1.   Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov and complete the online application. SCSU’s priority date is March 15, so try to complete your FAFSA before this date. FAFSA applications processed after March 15, will be considered late.

February 2016

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships verifies spring 2016 enrollment for all financial aid recipients. Financial aid awards will be adjusted, reduced or, in some cases, canceled for half-time and less than half-time enrollment. Aid also may be adjusted due to outside resources and scholarships.

March 2016

2016-2017 financial aid award letters will be mailed to new freshmen.

2016-2017 FAFSA Workshop - Wintergreen Building Computer Lab - 10 AM - 3 PM.

SCSU’s priority date for filing the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is March 15. The FAFSA must be processed by our priority date to be considered on time. 

The SCSU Summer 2016 Financial Aid Application will be available on our website the first Monday in March.

April 2016

Candidates for May 2016 graduation who borrowed a Federal Family Educational Loan, a Direct Loan (subsidized/unsubsidized) or a Federal Perkins Loan must complete the online exit counseling session(s). Check your SCSU email for further instructions.

May 2016

The deadline for submitting the SCSU Summer 2016 Financial Aid Application is May 2, 2016.  The deadline for submitting the 2015-2016 FAFSA for summer 2016 is May 2, 2016. There are no exceptions to these deadlines. 

Students who apply for summer financial aid must register by May 24, 2016. Summer aid will be canceled for less than half-time enrollment (half-time for undergraduate students = minimum of 6 credits and graduate students = minimum of 4.5 credits).  Remember, the bill for summer enrollment is due upon registration. If you register without financial aid credited to your account, you must pay the bill. 

Check your Banner account and complete any outstanding financial aid requirements.

Financial aid recipients who did not maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) during the 2015-2016 academic year will be notified in writing by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

June 2016

Continuing and transfer students will receive their 2016-2017 financial aid award notification via their SCSU email account. Be sure to complete all requirements associated with the type(s) of aid you accept. 

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships verifies summer 2016 enrollment for all financial aid recipients. Financial aid awards will be adjusted, reduced or, in some cases, canceled for less than half-time enrollment. 

Check your Banner account and complete all outstanding financial aid requirements. Financial aid will not credit to your bill if you have not completed all requirements.

Students selected for verification must submit all requested documents no later than June 24, 2016, to have their file reviewed prior to the bill due date. 

July 2016

The fall 2016 payment is due July 18 and must be paid directly to the Student Accounts Office. 

Students who do not have financial aid credited to their bill by the payment due date, MUST PAY THE BILL OR ENROLL IN THE UNIVERSITY’S PAYMENT PLAN.

August 2016

Check your Banner account and complete all outstanding financial aid requirements.

September 2016

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships verifies fall 2016 enrollment for all financial aid recipients. Financial aid awards will be adjusted, reduced or, in some cases, canceled for students who have changed their enrollment status (full time to part time).  Aid also may be adjusted due to outside resources and scholarships. 

November 2016

November 1, is SCSU’s priority date for filing the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the spring 2017 semester. The FAFSA must be processed by our priority date to be considered on time.   

Check your Banner account and complete all outstanding financial aid requirements. Financial aid will not credit to your bill if you have not completed all requirements. 

December 2016

Candidates for December 2016 graduation who borrowed a Federal Family Educational Loan, a Direct Loan (subsidized/unsubsidized) or a Federal Perkins Loan must complete the online exit counseling session(s). Check your SCSU email for further instructions. 

The spring 2017 semester payment is due this month and must be paid directly to the Student Accounts Office.   

Students who do not have financial aid in place by the payment due date, MUST PAY THE BILL OR ENROLL IN THE UNIVERSITY’S PAYMENT PLAN.