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Important Deadlines and Dates

2019-2020 FAFSA Filing Deadlinescalendar icon

The Federal processor must receive your FAFSA (not postmarked) by the dates below to be considered for all New Jersey State Aid programs, which are managed by the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA). This includes the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG), Educational Opportunity Grant (EOF), Governor’s Urban Scholarship, NJ STARS and NJ STARS II.

For NJ Residents

In order to participate in New Jersey State Aid programs, eligible students must file their FAFSA by the following dates:

2019-2020 Renewal for 2018-2019 TAG Recipients
Non-Renewal for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
Non-Renewal for Spring 2020 Only
April 15, 2019
September 15, 2019
February 15, 2020
 

For Out-of-State Residents

The Office of Financial Aid recommends that students file their FAFSA as soon as possible for maximum consideration of need-based aid. Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Processed applications take 2-3 business days to be integrated into university systems

Recommended Filing Date for Fall 2019
Recommended Filing Date for Spring 2020
Recommended Filing Date for Summer 2020
February 1st, 2019
Dec. 1st, 2019
March 1st, 2020
 
 

State Grant Records

Description text: State grant recipients must finalize and complete their records by the following dates:

Grant recipients starting in Fall 2019
Grant recipients starting only in Spring 2020*
       *Or 30 days from initial notification.
 
November 1st, 2019
March 1st, 2020

 

University Deadlines

Tuition Due Dates

Fall 2019
Spring 2020
Early Summer 2020
Late Summer 2020
August 1, 2019
December 1, 2019
May 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
 
 

Health Insurance Waiver Availability and Deadlines

Fall 2019
Available on First Student:
Deadline to complete waiver:

Spring 2020
Available on First Student:
Deadline to complete waiver:

September 23, 2019
September 28, 2019


December 1, 2019
February 6, 2020

 

Book Vouchers

Fall 2019
Start Date:
End Date:

Spring 2020
Start Date:
Start Date:
July 29, 2018
September 6, 2018


December 16, 2019
January 24, 2019
 

Tuition Management Payment (TMS) Plan

Fall 2019
5 month:
4 month:
3 month:

Spring 2020
5 month:
4 month:
3 month:

July 1, 2019
August 1, 2019
September 1, 2019


December 1, 2019
January 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

 

Financial Aid Disbursement and Student Refunds

Financial aid disbursements typically occur two weeks after the published add/drop period, once enrollment and eligibility are confirmed. Student refunds (credit balances) typically occur two weeks after financial aid disbursements if applicable. See Student Refund Policy for credit balances created with excess Title IV funds.

Withdrawal Refund Policy

Traditional students withdrawing from a course(s) are required to complete a Drop/Add form provided by the Office of the Registrar. Drop/Add forms must be completed and forwarded to the Office of the Registrar in a timely fashion. Withdrawal refunds will be calculated on the date these forms are received by the Office of the Registrar, not by the last date of attendance. All fees are non-refundable after the 100% withdrawal period. The withdrawal refund dates for tuition and room/board is as follows:

Fall 2019
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period) September 3, 2019
Last Day for 75% Refund September 10, 2019
Last Day for 50% Refund

September 14, 2019

Last Day for 25% Refund September 24, 2019
Withdrawal after after September 24, 2019 is 0% Refund
Spring 2020
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period January 22, 2020
Last Day for 75% Refund January 29, 2020
Last Day for 50% Refund February 5, 2020
Last Day for 25% Refund February 12, 2020
Withdrawal after February 12, 2020 is 0% Refund
Summer I 2020
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period May 26, 2020
Last Day for 75% Refund June 2, 2020
Withdrawal after June 4, 2019 is 0% Refund
Summer II 2020
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period) July 14, 2020
Last Day for 75% Refund July 21, 2020
Withdrawal after July 21, 2020 is 0% Refund

Drop/Add forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Withdrawal refunds will be calculated on the date these forms are received by the Office of the Registrar, not by the last date of attendance. All fees are non-refundable after the 100% withdrawal period. 

Withdrawal Refund Policy for Non-Traditional Students

Each non-traditional program has withdrawal refund percentages and dates as calculated by the programs formulas and calendars. This includes trimester and eight-week programs. The withdrawal policy is as follows:

Canceled Courses = 100% Tuition Refund
Withdrawal before the start of the second week of class = 100% Tuition Refund
Withdrawal before the start of the third week of class = 50% Tuition Refund
Withdrawal after the start of the third week of class = 0% Tuition Refund