Important Financial Aid Dates

The following disbursment dates do not denote a refund availability date. All questions regarding refunds should be directed to the Business Office. Students are encouraged to sign up for e-refunds with the Business Office.

Main Campus Undergraduate Students

September 3, 2013
Fall Semester classes begin
September 12, 2013
The anticipated first scheduled disbursement date for main campus continuing undergraduate students and online graduate students for the Fall 2013 semester. Please keep in mind that this is an anticipated date and could be affected by acts of Nature, technology malfunctions, and other such matters beyond our control.
October 3, 2013
The anticipated first scheduled disbursement for first time borrowers of federal student loans. Please keep in mind that this is an anticipated date and could be affected by acts of God, technology malfunctions, and other such matters beyond our control.
November 31, 2013
Student applying for a private loan for the Spring semester should do so by this date in order to have the loan processed and ready for disbursement on the anticipated first scheduled disbursement date of the Spring 2014 semester.
December 1, 2013
December graduates should complete exit counseling by this date to ensure that the holds are removed before you are able to receive transcripts
January 2nd each year
This is the earliest possible date that you can submit the FAFSA form to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) (www.fafsa.ed.gov). However, we recommend that you complete your federal tax return for the prior year (if applicable) before filling out this form. If you have not yet filed your return, you can still submit your FAFSA, but you must provide income and tax information. Once you file your tax return, correct any income or tax information that is different from what you initially submitted on your FAFSA.
January 13, 2014
Spring 2014 Classes Begin
January 21, 2014
The anticipated first scheduled disbursement date for main campus undergraduate students and online graduate students for the Spring 2014 semester. Please keep in mind that this is an anticipated date and could be affected by acts of Nature, technology malfunctions, and other such matters beyond our control.
February 15th each year
Financial Aid Priority Processing Date
February 28th
This is our anticipated date that we will begin processing the FAFSA information received from the DOE. Your information must have a valid Expected Family Contribution (EFC) amount calculated by the DOE before further processing of the application. In most cases, however, the student or the parent forgot to use their respective Personal Identification Number (PIN) (www.pin.ed.gov) to electronically sign the application. Please read comments on Student Aid Report and requirements on HU Net and take the appropriate action accordingly.

For all students, we ask that you allow up to four weeks for processing of your FAFSA information that we received from the DOE.

ATTENTION FEDERAL STUDENT AID RECIPIENTS: Because of federal budget restrictions, we cannot make any guarantees or assurances that additional funding beyond your initial award would become available during the academic year.
April 12, 2014
2014 graduates should complete exit counseling by this date to ensure that the holds are removed before you are able to receive transcripts, participate in commencement activities, etc. You can complete this process at www.studentloans.gov.
April 15, 2014
Summer 2014 Financial Aid Applications are Available. Please review the eligibility guidelines on the Summer Aid Page.
April 25, 2013
Last Day for Spring 2014 Aid Acceptance and Processing. If you have accepted aid, the Office of Financial Aid reserves the right to cancel aid that is not able to disburse.
May 11, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
Commencement
May 27, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
10-Week Session (AEP, Online, Pharmacy & Physical Therapy)
June 10, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
  • First 4-Week Session
  • 8-Week Session (VA Beach)
June 24, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
6-Week Session
July 10, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
Second 4-Week Session

Continuing Education and Online Undergraduate Students

August 6, 2013
Fall Semester classes begin
October 22, 2013
The anticipated first scheduled disbursement date for Continuing Education and Online undergraduate students and online graduate students for the Fall 2013 semester. Please keep in mind that this is an anticipated date and could be affected by acts of Nature, technology malfunctions, and other such matters beyond our control.
November 31, 2013
Student applying for a private loan for the Spring semester should do so by this date in order to have the loan processed and ready for disbursement on the anticipated first scheduled disbursement date of the Spring 2014 semester.
December 1, 2013

December graduates should complete exit counseling by this date to ensure that the holds are removed before you are able to receive transcripts. Please visit www.studentloans.gov to complete session.

January 2nd each year

This is the earliest possible date that you can submit the FAFSA form to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) (www.fafsa.ed.gov). If you have not yet filed your return, you can still submit your FAFSA, but you must provide income and tax information. Once you file your tax return, correct any income or tax information that is different from what you initially submitted on your FAFSA.

January 13, 2014
Spring 2014 Classes Begin
February 15th each year
Financial Aid Priority Processing Date
February 28th

This is our anticipated date that we will begin processing the FAFSA information received from the DOE. Your information must have a valid Expected Family Contribution (EFC) amount calculated by the DOE before further processing of the application. In most cases, however, the student or the parent forgot to use their respective Personal Identification Number (PIN) (www.pin.ed.gov) to electronically sign the application. Please read comments on Student Aid Report and requirements on HU Net and take the appropriate action accordingly.

For all students, we ask that you allow up to four weeks for processing of your FAFSA information that we received from the DOE.

ATTENTION FEDERAL STUDENT AID RECIPIENTS: Because of federal budget restrictions, we cannot make any guarantees or assurances that additional funding beyond your initial award would become available during the academic year.

March 25, 2014
The anticipated first scheduled disbursement date for Continuing Education and Online undergraduate students and online graduate students for the Spring 2014 semester. Please keep in mind that this is an anticipated date and could be affected by acts of Nature, technology malfunctions, and other such matters beyond our control.
April 12, 2014

2014 graduates should complete exit counseling by this date to ensure that the holds are removed before you are able to receive transcripts, participate in commencement activities, etc. You can complete this process at www.studentloans.gov.

April 15, 2014

Summer 2014 Financial Aid Applications are Available. Please review the eligibility guidelines on the Summer Aid Page.

April 25, 2013
Last Day for Spring 2014 Aid Acceptance and Processing. If you have accepted aid, the Office of Financial Aid reserves the right to cancel aid that is not able to disburse.
May 11, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
Commencement
May 27, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
10-Week Session (AEP, Online, Pharmacy & Physical Therapy)
June 10, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
  • First 4-Week Session
  • 8-Week Session (VA Beach)
June 24, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
6-Week Session
July 10, 2014 - Summer Disbursement Date
Second 4-Week Session

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR