Dates and Deadlines in the UT Academic Year
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.
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@example.org). Important information will be shared through email. Please set-up your UTAD account as soon as you receive your admit letter.
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.
Begin in April the federal and state financial aid packaging for the 2015-2016 academic year will begin. If you’re a FAFSA filer you will receive one paper award letter and any further additions, changes or deletions to your aid package can be viewed through the portal on the ‘Student’ tab using the ‘Tool Kit’ in the left hand column. Aid processing information will come with the award letter or can be found on the ‘Accept Aid’ in the tool kit. Scholarship-only recipients will not receive an award letter but can view their award through the portal.
Attend orientation and follow up on financial aid requirements for loans, scholarships, work-study programs and request for additional information.