Office of Student Financial Aid

Dates and Deadlines in the UT Academic Year

October-December 

 If you are a high school senior, you should apply for admission and scholarships. Look into other sources of aid at your high school guidance office, library, employer, union, church, financial aid office, etc. UT will begin awarding scholarships to accepted freshmen in October 2016.

 

January-February

 The 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available as early as January 1, 2016 at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov  The University of Toledo school code is: 003131. The priority deadline for UT to receive your processed FAFSA is March 1.

 The verification of FAFSA data is student specific. The Department of Education and UT encourage the use of the IRS data retrieval process within the FAFSA website. You will be notified by the UT financial aid office regarding any additional information or forms that will be required to complete the FAFSA process.

 The official means of communication with students that are admitted to the university is through their UT email (firstname.lastname@rockets.utoledo.edu). Important information will be shared through email. Please set-up your UTAD account as soon as you receive your admit letter.

 

March

Review the Student Aid Report (SAR) that is generated from your FAFSA data. This can be viewed at the FAFSA site. Any updates or corrects can be made at that site as well. Please read the front page very carefully! It has updates regarding your grant and loan status.

 

April

 Beginning in April the federal and state financial aid packaging for the 2016-2017 academic year will begin. Using the UT portal  on the ‘Student’ tab using the ‘Tool Kit’ in the left hand column students can view their financial aid, accept/decline/reduce their aid.

 

May-August

 Attend orientation and follow up on financial aid requirements for loans, scholarships, work-study programs and request for additional information.

 

Read everything carefully, plan ahead, ask questions, follow up in a timely manner, apply early. it's a family project
Last Updated: 4/21/16