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Correct FAFSA Year

When a student applies for financial aid online, there may be two different school years a student can select. Be sure to complete the correct school year FAFSA.

The financial aid calendar for awarding aid begins with fall semester, then spring semester, and ends with the summer semester.

Example
Need Funds For: Complete FAFSA Application For: Cover Expenses For:
Spring 2016 2015-2016 Fall 2015
Spring 2016
Summer 2016
Summer 2016 2015-2016 Fall 2015
Spring 2016
Summer 2016
Fall 2016 2016-2017 Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Spring 2017 2016-2017 Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Summer 2017 2016-2017 Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Fall 2017 2017-2018 Fall 2017
Spring 2018
Summer 2018

Please note that for summer financial aid a summer aid application is required in addition to the FAFSA.