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The Financial Aid Timeline serves as a chronological guide for the important dates within the financial aid process at the University of Central Florida. Use this timeline as a guide for the important dates that student and parents should be aware of during the financial aid process.

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October
2021-2022 FAFSA is available on October 1
UCF school code: 003954
2021-2022 FAFSA is for financial aid during the Fall 2021, Spring 2022 & Summer 2022 terms
December
UCF’s FAFSA Priority Date is December 1st
Spring Short Term Advance Application & Textbook Purchase Program Opt-in will become available
January
A2O Scholarship applications becomes available
Complete 2021-2022 FAFSA if you have not as the Priority Date was December 1
February
Summer admits should complete 2020-2021 FAFSA application for summer aid
Complete the FAFSA using the UCF school code: 003954
March
Award letters will be mailed to all new Undergraduate students
Financial aid awards can be viewed on students’ myUCF for the upcoming academic school year
Monitor myUCF “To-Do List” and submit/complete all required financial aid items
April
Summer aid will begin to be awarded to continuing students registered for summer UCF classes
Summer Short Term Advance Application & Textbook Purchase Program Opt-in will become available
Monitor myUCF “To-Do List” and submit/complete all required financial aid items
May
Monitor myUCF “To-Do List” and submit/complete all required financial aid items
The verification priority date to submit all required financial aid items for the myUCF “To-Do List” is May 30th for the upcoming fall semester.
June
The verification priority date to submit all required financial aid items for the myUCF “To-Do List” is May 30 for the upcoming fall semester
Incoming freshman must submit all requirements requested by the Admissions Office (i.e. high school transcript, residency documentation). Failure to submit these items can prevent the disbursement of aid or being overcharged in tuition and fees if the student has a pending residency
June 30 is the last day to complete the FAFSA for summer aid
If the student has not submitted all required verification documents by the May 30 priority date, documents should be submitted no later than 60 days prior to the beginning of the fall semester
July
Monitor myUCF “To-Do List” and submit/complete all required financial aid items
Disbursement of aid begins for Summer B term
Summer Short Term Advance repayment due
Students can begin accepting federal direct loans for upcoming fall & spring semesters
Notify the financial aid office of any private scholarships for the upcoming fall semester
Students should sign up for Direct Deposit on myUCF
Fall Short Term Advance application available
August
Fall Textbook Purchase Program Opt-In begins
Fee payment deadline is two weeks after fall classes begin
Fall aid will begin disbursing during the 2nd week of fall classes