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Financial Aid Deadline Dates

 

October 1, 2018
Earliest date that the Federal Needs Analysis System will accept 2019 through 2020 FAFSA forms for processing. Studies and parents should use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) using their filed 2017 federal tax information.

March 8, 2019
For students whose programs begin in Summer 2019, the priority deadline to have processed 2019 through 2020  FAFSA results and loan request forms submitted to the MUSC Financial Aid Office. Meeting the Priority Deadline ensures that your financial aid package will be processed in time for your Summer tuition payment due date. If you miss the priority deadline, submit your FAFSA as soon as possible. You will still be entitled to your full federal Direct Loan eligibility, but other campus-based funds (Work-Study, Health and Human Services Loans and certain Grants) may be depleted.

May 1, 2019
For students whose programs begin in Fall 2019, the priority deadline to have processed 2019 through 2020 FAFSA results and loan request forms submitted to the MUSC Financial Aid Office. Meeting the Priority Deadline ensures that your financial aid package will be processed in time for your Fall tuition payment due date. If you miss the priority deadline, submit your FAFSA as soon as possible. You will still be entitled to your full federal Direct Loan eligibility, but other campus-based funds (Work-Study, Health and Human Services Loans and certain Grants) may be depleted.

November 30, 2019
For students whose programs begin in Spring 2020, the priority deadline to have processed 2019 through 2020  FAFSA results and loan request forms submitted to the MUSC Financial Aid Services Office for students applying for the January 2020 semester. Meeting the Priority Deadline ensures that your financial aid package will be processed in time for your tuition payment due date. If you miss the priority deadline, submit your FAFSA as soon as possible. You will still be entitled to apply for your full federal Direct Loan eligibility, but other campus-based funds (Work-Study and Health and Human Services Loans and certain Grants) may be depleted.

February 15, 2020
Last date loan application(s) will be accepted for processing for the 2019 through 2020 academic year.