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Financial Aid Calendar

Undergraduate Financial Aid Calendar
2019-2020

DatesFreshmen/TransfersContinuing Students
Early Action Applicants: November 15, 2019 NON-ILLINOIS residents Priority deadline for FAFSA  
December 1, 2019 Suggested date by which to file the FAFSA for ILLINOIS residents for maximum state grant consideration Deadline for continuing students to file the FAFSA for ILLINOIS residents for state grant consideration
Early Action Applicants: February 1, 2020 Receive scholarship notification and financial aid award  
Regular Action Applicants:
January 22, 2020
APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID! Priority deadline for the FAFSA  
Regular Action Applicants:
April 1, 2020
Receive scholarship notification and financial aid award  
March 1, 2020   Priority deadline for the FAFSA
May 1, 2020 Deadline for prospective students to pay advance deposit to Admissions Office.  
Mid-May, 2020   Continuing students start receiving notification of financial aid awards
July 1, 2020 Financial aid award response due if award amounts are to appear on bill. Submit online through the Wheaton Portal Financial aid award response due if award amounts are to appear on bill. Submit online through the Wheaton Portal
Late July 2020 Fall invoices posted to the Student Billing and Payment Gateway on the Wheaton Portal Fall invoices posted to the Student Billing and Payment Gateway on the Wheaton Portal 
July 2020 Federal Direct Stafford Loans: Students need to complete loan entrance counseling and master promissory note online >> First-time borrowers only: Federal Direct Stafford Loans: Students need to complete loan entrance counseling and master promissory note online >>
August 20-21, 2020 New Student Orientation  
August 26, 2020 First day of classes, payment for fall semester due First day of classes, payment for fall semester due
August 27, 2020 Part-time Job Fair in Coray Auditorium Part-time Job Fair in Coray Auditorium