Important Financial Aid Dates

Please Note:

  • Dates that fall on a weekend or holiday will be extended to the following Monday.
  • *Students receiving a loan for only one semester will receive 50% of the loan amount at the initial disbursement and the 2nd 50% as noted below.
  • **Subsequent refunds occur every Friday, except in weeks where a banking holiday exists.
  • For financial aid purposes, each award year starts with Fall and ends with Summer (e.g. Summer 2017 is the last term of the 2016-17 year)
  • Please be advised that ACC will only process aid once a student’s file is complete, and it is the student’s responsibility to monitor their myACC student portal for outstanding financial aid requirements. Processing time takes approximately 2-3 weeks.
     

Fall 2017

DATE EVENT / DEADLINE
July 28 Students who complete their files on or before July 28th will be awarded in time for Fall start. It is the student’s responsibility to make sure that funding is in place before the July 31st drop for non-payment deadline.
August 7 - September 6 Bookstore Voucher program open (all eligible students [with credit balance] can utilize anticipated financial aid to purchase required books in the ACC Bookstore.
August 21 Fall Semester Begins
September 11 1st financial aid disbursement for continuing borrowers (financial aid is applied to student accounts)*
September 15 Initial Refund (excess aid is refunded to students)**
September 25 30-day Delay disbursement for first-time borrowers
October 1

Ineligible for Aid Appeal Deadline

December 1 Last day to request loan funds for fall only
December 12 Semester ends

Summer 2017

DATE EVENT / DEADLINE
May 8 - June 6 Bookstore Voucher program open (all eligible students [with credit balance] can utilize anticipated financial aid to purchase required books in the ACC Bookstore.
May 15 - 30 Summer Scholarship Application is open in Academic Works. Students may apply online.
May 22 Students who complete their files on or before May 22 will be awarded in time for summer start
June 12 1st financial aid disbursement for continuing borrowers (financial aid is applied to student accounts)*
June 16 Initial Refund (excess aid is refunded to students)**
June 30 Last day to apply for 2017-2018 financial aid
July 3 30-day Delay disbursement for first-time borrowers
July 10 2nd disbursement for single-semester loans
August 7

Ineligible for Aid Appeal Deadline

August 7 Semester ends