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Important Deadlines and Dates

2017-2018

FAFSA Filing for New Jersey State Aid Programscalendar 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.

2016-2017 TAG recipients

Renewal applicants
Non-renewal applicants for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Non-renewal applicants for Spring 2018 semester only
June 1, 2017
September 15, 2017
February 15, 2018
 

State grant records (AIR, state verification, corrections, etc.) for the academic year

2016-17 TAG recipients:
Renewal applicants Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Spring 2018 only

September 15, 2017
November 1, 2017
 
All other applicants:
Non-renewal applicants Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Spring 2018 only

November 1, 2017
March 1, 2018 
 
All applicants:
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Spring 2018 only

October 1, 2017
March 1, 2018* 
 

College Code Change for the academic year

2016-17 TAG recipients:
All applicants:
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Spring 2018 only
 


October 1, 2017
March 1, 2018*

University Deadlines

Tuition Due Dates

Fall 2017
Spring 2018
July 20, 2017
December 18, 2017
 

Health Insurance Waiver Availability and Deadlines

Fall 2017
Available on First Student:
Deadline to complete waiver:

Spring 2018
Available on First Student:
Deadline to complete waiver:

July 7, 2017
September 28, 2017


January 2, 2018
February 16, 2018

 

Book Vouchers

Fall 2017
Start Date:
End Date:

Spring 2018
Start Date:
Start Date:
July 31, 2017
September 11, 2017


January 3, 2018
February 16, 2018
 

Tuition Management Payment (TMS) Plan

Fall 2017
5 month:
4 month:
3 month:

Spring 2018
5 month:
4 month:
3 month:

July 1, 2017
August 1, 2017
September 1, 2017


December 1, 2017
January 1, 2018
February 1, 2018

 

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 2017
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period) September 7, 2017
Last Day for 75% Refund September 14, 2017
Last Day for 50% Refund

September 22, 2017

Last Day for 25% Refund September 28, 2017
Withdrawal after after September 28, 2017 is 0% Refund
Spring 2018
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period January 24, 2018
Last Day for 75% Refund January 31, 2018
Last Day for 50% Refund February 7, 2018
Last Day for 25% Refund February 14, 2018
Withdrawal after February 14, 2018 is 0% Refund
Summer I 2018
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period May 21, 2018
Last Day for 75% Refund May 23, 2018
Withdrawal after May 23, 2018 is 0% Refund
Summer II 2018
Last Day for 100% Refund (Drop/Add Period) June 25, 2018
Last Day for 75% Refund June 27, 2018
Withdrawal after June 27, 2018 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. 

Non-traditional student withdrawal refund percentages and dates are calculated according to specific program formulas and calendars. These programs include trimester, and eight-week programs. Further information can be obtained from the individual academic division or the Office of Student Financial Services. The non-traditional 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