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Important Dates

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  Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Priority Filing Date 04/01/2017 07/01/2017 11/01/2017
Semester Start Date 05/30/2017 08/19/2017 01/13/2018
Semester End Date 08/03/2017 12/15/2017 05/11/2018
Pell Census Date 06/02/2017 08/28/2017 01/22/2018
Consortium Agreements Due  06/02/2017 08/28/2017 01/22/2018
Book Advance Dates 9 days before the start of the semester*
*This is the earliest timeframe in which book advances will begin to be processed. The processing timeframe may be impacted by holiday and/or weekends. The release date is based on a student's individual class start dates. See https://my.maricopa.edu/financial-aid-and-services/book-advances for more information.

Other Important Deadline Dates 

Summer Semester 2017
April 1, 2017 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2015-2016 FAFSA application and any Financial Aid To Do items on the my.maricopa.edu self-service site. Students who submit all required paperwork by the priority date will have their application reviewed before the tuition due date. Applications received after this date will still be considered for aid, but the student will not receive their award letter until after the start of the semester. Students who file after the priority date should be prepared to use their own funds to pay for their tuition and fees prior to the tuition due date.
May 30, 2017 Summer 5 and 8 week classes begin.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
May 31, 2017 Deadline to electronically accept award notification and complete any Financial Aid To Do items (Direct Loan counseling, Master Promissory Note) to have financial aid available for earliest disbursement (exception is first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients).
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
June 2, 2017 Summer Pell Census date. A student must register for all classes by this deadline to be considered in determining final Pell Grant amount for the semester. Courses also include those recognized through the completion of a consortium agreement. If a student registers for additional courses after this date, additional Pell Grant cannot be awarded. Pell awards for financial aid applications received after this date will be calculated based on the student's enrollment at the time the application is complete.
June 5, 2017 Earliest date that summer semester aid can be applied toward paying summer fees.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
June 7, 2017 Estimated date summer financial aid refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund.

June 14, 2017

Estimated date second disbursement of summer loan financial aid refunds, for students attending the 5 week summer semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.

June 16, 2017 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement and Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.

June 16, 2017

Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your summer financial aid file.

June 26, 2017 Estimated date second disbursement of summer loan financial aid refunds, for students attending the 5 week summer semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
June 30, 2017 Estimated date second disbursement of summer loan financial aid refunds, for students attending the 8 week summer semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
June 30, 2017 Estimated date first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients will have the summer semester loan applied toward paying spring fees and refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details to sign up for how you would like to receive your refund.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
August 3, 2017 Last day of summer semester.
Fall Semester 2017
July 1, 2017 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2016-2017 FAFSA application and any Financial Aid To Do items on the my.maricopa.edu self-service site. Students who submit all required paperwork by the priority date will have their application reviewed before the tuition due date. Applications received after this date will still be considered for aid, but the student will not receive their award letter until after the start of the semester. Students who file after the priority date should be prepared to use their own funds to pay for their tuition and fees prior to the tuition due date.
August 19, 2017 Fall classes begin.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
August 25, 2017 Deadline to electronically accept award notification and complete any Financial Aid To Do items (Direct Loan counseling, Master Promissory Note) to have financial aid available for earliest disbursement (exception is first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients).
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
August 28, 2017 Fall Pell Census date. A student must register for all classes by this deadline to be considered in determining final Pell Grant amount for the semester. Courses also include those recognized through the completion of a consortium agreement. If a student registers for additional courses after this date, additional Pell Grant cannot be awarded. Pell awards for financial aid applications received after this date will be calculated based on the student's enrollment at the time the application is complete.
September 4, 2017 Earliest date that fall semester aid can be applied toward paying fall fees.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
September 5 -
September 15, 2017
Estimated date fall financial aid refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund.
September 18, 2017 Estimated date first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients will have the fall semester loan applied toward paying fall fees and refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details to sign up for how you would like to receive your refund.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
October 13, 2017 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement and Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
October 17, 2017 Estimated date second disbursement of fall loan financial aid refunds, for students attending ONLY fall semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
December 1, 2017 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your fall 2016 financial aid file.
December 15, 2017 Last day of the fall semester.
Spring Semester 2018
November 1, 2017 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2016-2017 FAFSA application and any Financial Aid To Do items on the my.maricopa.edu self-service site. Students who submit all required paperwork by the priority date will have their application reviewed before the tuition due date. Applications received after this date will still be considered for aid, but the student will not receive their award letter until after the start of the semester. Students who file after the priority date should be prepared to use their own funds to pay for their tuition and fees prior to the tuition due date.
January 13, 2018 Spring classes begin.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
January 19, 2018 Deadline to electronically accept award notification and complete any Financial Aid To Do items (Direct Loan counseling, Master Promissory Note) to have financial aid available for earliest disbursement (exception is first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients).
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
January 22, 2018 Spring Pell Census date. A student must register for all classes by this deadline to be considered in determining final Pell Grant amount for the semester. Courses also include those recognized through the completion of a consortium agreement. If a student registers for additional courses after this date, additional Pell Grant cannot be awarded. Pell awards for financial aid applications received after this date will be calculated based on the student's enrollment at the time the application is complete.
January 26, 2018 Earliest date that spring semester aid can be applied toward paying spring fees.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
January 29 -
February 9, 2018
Estimated date spring financial aid refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund.
February 13, 2018 Estimated date first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients will have the spring semester loan applied toward paying spring fees and refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details to sign up for how you would like to receive your refund.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
March 9, 2018 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement and Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
March 13, 2018 Estimated date second disbursement of spring loan financial aid refunds, for students attending ONLY spring semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
April 27, 2018 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your spring 2015 financial aid file.
May 15, 2018 Last day of the spring semester.