Welcome to the Fitchburg State University financial aid and admissions timeline for the 2017-18 academic year. This timeline is for references purposes and is subject to change. Please remember that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2017-18 award year is available after October 1, 2016 at www.fafsa.gov.
Please contact the financial aid office with any questions or if you need assistance completing the FAFSA at finaid@fitchburgstate.edu or by calling 978-665-3156.

Institution Dates
 
Federal Dates

October 1, 2016
Admissions Application Available

Application for admissions opens.

OCT

October 1, 2016
FAFSA Available

Federal financial aid application available for completion.


NOV

December 1, 2016
Admissions Notification Date

Date by which students will be notified of admissions decisions.

DEC

January 1, 2017
Financial Aid Awards Available

Financial aid awards will be available on this date for regular admission applicants to review.

JAN

February 1, 2017
Priority Scholarship Application Deadline

Complete your financial aid application by this date to be eligible for priority merit scholarships.

FEB

March 1, 2017
Financial Aid Priority Deadline

Priority deadline for state, institutional, and campus based federal financial aid funds.

MAR

March 1, 2017
Priority Scholarship Awards Available

Merit-based priority scholarship awards available for applicants to review.


APR

May 1, 2017
Deposit/Decision Deadline

Deposits indicating your decision to attend and enroll are due by this date.

MAY

May 1, 2017
Massachusetts State Aid Deadline

FAFSA must be processed by this date.


JUN


JUL


AUG

September 6, 2017
Term and Classes Begin

The term begins for students.

SEP


OCT


NOV


DEC


JAN


FEB


MAR


APR


MAY
JUN

June 30, 2018
Final Date to Fill out FASFA

Final date 2017-2018 FAFSA available.

For more deadlines and information, please visit our website at http://www.fitchburgstate.edu/.

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