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Financial Aid Calendar

Deadlines and critical dates for applying for student aid.

Please review and mark these important deadlines for applying for financial aid for the current school year at National University:

  Description
Jan 1 Apply for financial aid. Students must file a new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually.
March
2

Deadline for new Cal Grant A and B applications.

Financial aid priority filing date for FSEOG and Federal Perkins Loans.

Note: Awards will be processed after this date as long as funds remain.

April National University begins processing student awards. Financial aid packets containing the IAFFA and other verification documents will be mailed to aid applicants.
June Announcements of Cal Grant A and B Awards.
July The funding period begins for Federal Pell Grant and Campus-Based programs (FSEOG, Federal Perkins).
Oct The funding period begins for the Cal Grant programs.
June 30

Federal Pell Grant deadline.

Last day to file the FAFSA.

Note: The Federal Student Aid Center must receive the student's FAFSA by this date (June 30th). Applications postmarked June 30th and received by the processor after June 30th will not be accepted for processing.

June 30 National University Verification/Processing deadline. Students must submit all request forms by this date in order to receive financial aid for the school year.


Completion of Student's Academic Year

Applying for an additional loan (Stafford and/or PLUS): Because students apply for and are awarded aid during different times of the year, each student's academic year will vary. Generally, students are eligible to reapply after they successfully complete all courses in the previous loan period. In addition, 32 weeks of in-class instruction (8 months) must be completed.

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