Student Aid Deadlines

For all Award Years:


Federal Deadlines

Submission of the FAFSA Online applications and corrections must be completed by the dates listed at the link below:


State Deadline

California – For initial awards – in general March 2nd by midnight (and may change) . Applicants encouraged to keep a record of their submission by printing out their online FAFSA confirmation page or obtaining proof of mailing the FAFSA. Additional form may be required. Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency. 

Please see the link to the deadlines below:


College Deadline

Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also want to ask your college about their definition of an application deadline – whether it is the date they receive your FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.