Important Dates for Financial Aid

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December

  • December 17: Recipients of Round 1 merit scholarships are notified

January

February

  • February 19: Round 1 deposit deadline

March

  • Mid-March: The University of Virginia Financial Aid Application (UFAA) becomes available in the Student Information System (SIS)
  • March 25: Recipients of Round 2 merit scholarships are notified

April

  • April 15: Recommended date to have completed filing the FAFSA and UFAA to apply for federal loans (please note that this is not a hard deadline for applying for financial aid)
  •   April 30: Round 2 deposits deadline

May

  • May 6: Recipients of Round 3 merit scholarships are notified

June

  • June 3rd: Round 3 deposit deadline
  • Mid-June: Financial aid award notifications begin to be made available in the SIS: there is no physical financial aid letter sent; students are notified via their University of Virginia email address when their package is available

July

  • July 1: Recommended date for students applying for private student loans to have completed their loan application(s)
  • Mid-July: Fall semester bills are made available in the SIS: there is no physical bill sent; students are notified via their University of Virginia email address when bills are available
  • July 31: Recommended date to have finalized accepting/declining the financial aid package in order to have financial aid in place by the bill due date

August

  • August 1: Students should update their current mailing addresses and set up Direct Deposit in the SIS to receive their loan refunds for living expenses at their Charlottesville addresses
  • Mid-August: Fall semester bills are typically due a week prior to the first day of Orientation (this date typically corresponds with the first day of International Student Orientation); fall semester loans and scholarships will disburse to students' accounts two days prior to this date
  • Mid-August: Loan refunds for living expenses are mailed to students' current mailing addresses in the SIS (or direct-deposited if set up in time) after the bill due date

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