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Calendar of Financial Aid Processes

  • January 1 – Earliest date you may file a FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA for the next academic year.
  • February 15 – Deadline for incoming freshmen to submit admissions application (which is used for consideration for The College of New Jersey Scholarship Programs).
  • March 1 – The Office of Student Financial Assistance begins preparing estimated awards for students that have been offered admission for the fall semester.
  • March 1 – Your FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA should be received by the federal processor by this date if you want your application to be a Priority Application.
  • April 1 – Priority Application filers should have submitted all required documents to our office.
  • May 1 – Students applying for Summer Session financial assistance must have completed and submitted all application documents to our office.
  • June 1 – New Jersey residents who have previously received a Tuition Aid Grant from the State of New Jersey must ensure that their FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA is received by the federal processor by this date. Notification to students who have not met the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid Eligibility is sent on approximately this date.
  • July 1 – Approximate date for the TCNJ Board of Trustees to set upcoming academic year tuition, fees, room & board rates. The Office of Student Financial Assistance begins to package completed Financial Aid Applications.
  • August 15 – Approximate date of payment due to the Office of Student Accounts for fall semester charges for registered students.
  • August 27 – An approximate date. Classes begin. Students should look for information about fall semester financial aid check disbursement.
  • October 1 – New Jersey residents who are initial applicants for the Tuition Aid Grant from the state of New Jersey must ensure that their FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA is received by the federal processor by this date.
  • November 15 – An approximate date. Deadline for submitting corrections to the state of New Jersey for TAG consideration for the current academic year. Renewal FAFSAs are issued.
  • December 1 – Students must have been awarded and have accepted financial aid awards by this date for financial aid to be applied toward their charges.
  • December 15 – An approximate date. Payment is due to the Office of Student Accounts for spring semester charges.
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