Financial Aid Application Timeline

October

  • Student and one parent should individually obtain an FSA ID using http://fsaid.ed.gov/http://fsaid.ed.gov/. You must have an FSA ID to start a FAFSA.
  • Students can complete and submit their 2019-20 FAFSA as early as, but not before, October 1, 2018. 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 an admitted student and have met the “On-Time” deadline. UF’s 2019-20 “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2018.
  • Begin searching for outside scholarships in October using the http://www.sfa.ufl.edu/searchhttp://www.sfa.ufl.edu/searchScholarship Search Engine.
  • Begin requesting letters of recommendation for scholarship applications.

November

  • Complete the 2019-2020 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 2019-20 “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2018.

December

  • Complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov/https://fafsa.ed.gov/fafsa.ed.gov. UF’s 2019-20 “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2018.  Apply well before December 15 to ensure that the federal processor has time to analyze and send the results of your FAFSA to our office. 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.
  • Review your processed 2019-20 FAFSA by checking your SAR (Student Aid Report). Correct any mistakes online at http://www.fafsa.ed.govFAFSA on the Web.

January

February

  • UF Admissions Decision Day

March

April

May

June

July

August