Financial Aid Calendar and Deadlines

January

Award letters mailed to newly-admitted, first-year students. Winter financial aid disbursements are processed at a minimum twice weekly beginning 10 days prior to the first day of classes. Disbursements typically occur on Tuesday and Friday evenings. To activate or confirm your refund preference, go to the EMU Eagle One website. Details on the Refund process and schedule can be found on the Student Business Services website.

February

Summer financial aid applications available on February 15. If this date falls on a weekend day, the date defaults to the following Monday. Apply early!

March

Submit verification documents to the Office of Financial Aid if requested.
Deadline for the University Scholarship Application for currently enrolled students.

April

Summer financial aid disbursements are processed at a minimum twice weekly beginning 10 days prior to the first day of classes. Disbursements typically occur on Tuesday and Friday evenings. To activate or confirm your refund preference, go to the EMU Eagle One website. Details on the Refund process and schedule can be found on the Student Business Services website.

May

Award letters for the following school year mailed to new transfer students and emailed to returning students.

June

Notification process begins for applicants of University scholarships (returning students).

August

Deadline for scholarship appeals for students with GPA deficiencies.

September

Fall financial aid disbursements are processed at a minimum twice weekly beginning 10 days prior to the first day of classes. Disbursements typically occur on Tuesday and Friday evenings. To activate or confirm your refund preference, go to the EMU Eagle One website. Details on the Refund process and schedule can be found on the Student Business Services website.

October

Complete the latest version of the FAFSA for the upcoming academic year.

November

The Presidential Scholarship Competition is held for incoming freshmen.

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