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Important Dates

  Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2016
Priority Filing Date 11/01/2014 04/01/2015 07/01/2015 11/01/2015
Semester Start Date 01/17/2015 05/26/2015 08/22/2015 01/16/2016
Semester End Date 05/15/2015 07/30/20515 12/18/2015 05/13/2016
Pell Census Date 01/26/2015 05/28/2015 09/01/2015 01/26/2016
Consortium Agreements Due 01/26/2015 05/28/2015 09/01/2015 01/26/2016
Book Advance Dates 9 days before the start of the semester* 9 days before the start of the semester* 9 days before the start of the semester* 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 http://my.maricopa.edu/book-advances/ for more information.
Other Important Deadline Dates 
Spring Semester 2015
November 1, 2015 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2014-2015 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 17, 2015 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, 2015 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 26, 2015 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 30, 2015 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.
February 3, 2015 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 17, 2015 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.
February 20, 2015 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
March 23, 2015 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 3, 2015 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
May 1, 2015 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your spring 2015 financial aid file.
May 15, 2015 Last day of the spring semester.
Summer Semester 2015
April 1, 2015 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2014-2015 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 26, 2015 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 26, 2015

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.

May 28, 2015

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 3, 2015

Earliest date that summer 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.

June 4, 2015

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 4, 2015 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
June 9, 2015

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 11, 2015

Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your summer 2015 financial aid file.

June 12, 2015

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

June 23, 2015

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 25, 2015

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.

July 30, 2015 Last day of summer semester.
Spring Semester 2015
November 1, 2015 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2014-2015 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 17, 2015 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, 2015 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 26, 2015 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 30, 2015 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.
February 3, 2015 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 17, 2015 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.
February 20, 2015 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
March 23, 2015 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 3, 2015 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
May 1, 2015 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your spring 2015 financial aid file.
May 15, 2015 Last day of the spring semester.
Summer Semester 2015
April 1, 2015 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2014-2015 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 26, 2015 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 26, 2015

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.

May 28, 2015

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 3, 2015

Earliest date that summer 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.

June 4, 2015

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 4, 2015 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
June 9, 2015

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 11, 2015

Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your summer 2015 financial aid file.

June 12, 2015

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

June 23, 2015

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 25, 2015

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.

July 30, 2015 Last day of summer semester.
Fall Semester 2015
July 1, 2015

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.

August 22, 2015 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 27, 2015

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.

September 1, 2015

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, 2015 Earliest date that fall 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.
September 7 – September 18, 2015 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 20, 2015 Estimated date first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients will have the fall semester loan applied toward paying spring fees and refunds will be processed and 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.
TBA Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
October 29, 2015 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.
TBA Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
December 4, 2015 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your fall 2015 financial aid file.
December 18, 2015 Last day of the fall semester.
Spring Semester 2016
November 1, 2016 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.
January 16, 2016 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 21, 2016 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 26, 2016 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 29, 2016 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.
February 2 - February 12, 2016 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 14, 2016 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.
TBA Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
March 14, 2016 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.
TBA Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
April 29, 2016 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your spring 2015 financial aid file.
May 13, 2016 Last day of the spring semester.