IA Application Timeline

October

  • Students can complete and submit their 2018-19 FAFSA as early as, but not before, October 1, 2017. Although you must be accepted for enrollment at UF before you are considered for financial aid, you should apply for aid before being admitted.
  • Financial aid is awarded on a first come, first served basis so apply as early as possible to be considered for the most, and best aid. In order for us to consider you for a financial aid package, you must be a degree-seeking admitted student and have met the “On-Time” deadline. UF’s 2018-19 “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2017.
  • Begin searching for outside scholarships in October, using SFA’s http://www.sfa.ufl.edu/searchScholarship Search Engine.
  • Begin requesting letters of recommendation for scholarship applications.

November

  • Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov/https://fafsa.ed.gov/fafsa.ed.gov.
  • Financial aid is awarded on a first come, first served basis so apply as early as possible to be considered for the most, and best aid. In order for us to consider you for a financial aid package, you must be an admitted student and have met the “On-Time” deadline. UF’s 2018-19 “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2017.

December

January

February

March

April

  • Once UF receives your application information and you’ve been admitted to UF, SFA will award you an aid package based on your eligibility. In order for us to consider you for a financial aid package, you must be a degree-seeking admitted student and have met the “On-Time” deadline.
  • You will receive a Notification of Financial Aid Award (“The Award Letter”) from SFA. Review it carefully and follow any instructions that pertain to you.

May

June

July/August

September

  • Student and one parent should individually obtain an FSA ID using http://fsaid.ed.gov/http://fsaid.ed.gov/.The FSA ID replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN in May 2015. Use the FSA ID/PIN to electronically sign the FAFSA.

January