Financial Aid Deadlines




Important financial aid dates

Spring session 2024

DateEvent
Friday, Nov. 3, 2023Deadline to submit financial aid paperwork for decision by census
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024Book charging begins at the bookstore.
Tuesday, Jan. 16Semester begins.
Friday, Feb. 23Last day to charge books at the bookstore. Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have a late-starting class.
Friday, Feb. 23Census Date. See Census Date for more information.
Friday, Feb. 23 to Wednesday, Feb. 28Census processing period. During this time, financial aid students may not be able to add/drop classes without seeing a financial aid specialist.
Friday, Feb. 23SAP appeal priority deadline
Wednesday, Feb. 28Grant and scholarship awards begin disbursing to student finance accounts.
Monday, Mar. 4Student refunds are generated by the Business Office. Visit Withdrawals and Refunds for information on direct ACH deposit of your financial aid refund.
Wednesday, Mar. 6Loans begin disbursing to student finance accounts.
Wednesday, May 1Spring SAP Appeal Final Decision Deadline (close of business).
Wednesday, May 1Spring loan request deadline. Last day for Responsible Borrower appointments for spring loans.
Wednesday, May 1Last day to change degree program for the current term.
Friday, May 10Spring Semester ends.

If you have any questions about your aid or the dates above, please contact the Financial Aid Office.


Summer session 2024

DateEvent
Friday, March 29Deadline to submit financial aid paperwork for decision by fall census
Tuesday, May 28Book charging begins at the bookstore.
Monday, June 3Semester begins.
Thursday, June 13Census Date. See Census Date for more information.
Thursday, June 13Last day to charge books at the bookstore. Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have a late-starting class.
Thursday, June 13 to Tuesday, June 18Census processing period. During this time, financial aid students may not be able to add/drop classes without seeing a financial aid specialist.
Tuesday, June 13SAP appeal priority deadline
Tuesday, June 18Grant and scholarship awards begin disbursing to student finance accounts.
Monday, June 24Student refunds are generated by the Business Office. Visit Withdrawals and Refunds for information on direct ACH deposit of your financial aid refund.
Wednesday, June 26Loans begin disbursing to student finance accounts.
Monday, July 15Summer SAP Appeal Final Decision Deadline (close of business).
Monday, July 15Summer loan request deadline. Last day for Responsible Borrower appointments for summer loans.
Monday, July 15Last day to change degree program for the current term.
Thursday, July 25Summer session ends.

If you have any questions about your aid or the dates above, please contact the Financial Aid Office.


Fall session 2024

DateEvent
Monday, March 4First day of priority registration
Monday, March 11First day of open registration
Friday, August 2Deadline to submit financial aid paperwork for decision by fall census date
Tuesday, August 6Tuition due date
Wednesday, August 7First drop for nonpayment
Monday, August 19First day of classes
Friday, September 20Financial aid census
Friday, September 20SAP appeal priority deadline
Wednesday, September 25Begin dispersing all financial aid, except loans
Wednesday, October 2Begin dispersing loans
Wednesday, October 16Second disbursement of fall-only loans
Sunday, December 1SAP appeal final deadline for fall eligibility
Sunday, December 1Last day to submit a program change for fall
Sunday, December 1Last day for responsible borrower appointments for fall loans
Sunday, December 1Last day to submit a loan request for fall
Friday, December 13Last day of fall term

Spring session 2025

DateEvent
Monday, October 21, 2024First day of priority registration
Monday, October 28First day of open registration
Friday, November 22Deadline to submit financial aid paperwork for decision by spring census
Tuesday, January 7, 2025Tuition due date
Wednesday, January 8First drop for nonpayment
Tuesday, January 21First day of classes
Friday, February 21Financial aid census
Friday, February 21SAP appeal priority deadline
Wednesday, February 26Begin dispersing all financial aid, except loans
Wednesday, March 5Begin dispersing loans
Wednesday, March 19Second disbursement of spring-only loans
Thursday, May 1SAP appeal final deadline for spring eligibility
Thursday, May 1Last day for responsible borrower appointments for spring loans
Thursday, May 1Last day to submit a loan request for spring
Thursday, May 1Last day to submit a program change for spring
Friday, May 16Last day of spring term

Summer session 2025

DateEvent
Monday, March 3First day of priority registration
Monday, March 10First day of open registration
Tuesday, April 1Deadline to submit financial aid paperwork for decision by summer census
Monday, May 19Tuition due date
Tuesday, May 20First drop for nonpayment
Tuesday, May 20First day of intersession
Friday, June 6Last day of intersession
Monday, June 9First day of summer session
Monday, June 23 (due to holiday)Financial aid census
Monday, June 23SAP appeal priority deadline
Wednesday, June 25Begin dispersing all financial aid, except loans
Wednesday, July 2Begin dispersing loans
Wednesday, July 9Second disbursement of summer-only loans
Tuesday, July 15SAP appeal final deadline for summer eligibility
Tuesday, July 15Last day for responsible borrower appointments for summer loans
Tuesday, July 15Last day to submit a loan request for summer loans
Tuesday, July 15Last day to submit a program change for summer
Thursday, July 31Last day of summer session

Financial aid questions?

Office of Financial Aid
Phone: (847) 543-2062
Email: finaid@clcillinois.edu