Graduate Theological Union

Important Financial Aid Dates and Events 2016-2017

Updates are made to this calendar throughout the calendar year. Please check this page periodically for new listings. 

Important Financial Aid Dates and Events

FALL 2016 September 6 - December 16, 2016
August 25
 
Financial Aid Orientation Session for incoming MA Students
1:45 - 2:05pm; Dinner Boardroom
September 5 Labor Day: CLOSED
September 6 Fall 2016 Semester begins
September 6 - 9

 

Earliest timeframe for students loan borrowers to receive first Fall 2016
Direct Loan credit balance refund after tuition and fees are assessed, if all
16-17 financial aid requirements are complete
September 16

 

Fall 2016 Graduating GTU MA and Doctoral Loan Borrowers
All federal student loan borrowers must complete requisite EXIT Counseling at studentloans.gov in order for Financial Aid to sign off on your Graduation Checklist
September 17 Constitution Day
October 1 2017-2018 FAFSA available online at: fafsa.ed.gov
October 1 2017-2018 Consortial Financial Aid Applications available for download at: http://gtu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/financial-aid-how-to-apply
October 1
 
Spring 2016 Applicants - Financial Aid Priority Deadline
ABSW, CDS, CJS, CIS, IBS, JST, PAOI, and SFTS
October 1
 
GTU and SKSM Federal Work Study
Deadline to obtain a FWS position in order to retain Fall 2016 FWS award
October 1 Direct Loan Origination Fee Changes
October 24 California Voter Registration Deadline for Upcoming General Election
October 24 - 28 Reading Week: Students
November 1
 
Spring 2016 Applicants - Financial Aid Priority Deadline
DSPT and SKSM
November 4 Deadline to submit a Budget Adjustment Request for the Fall 2016 term
November 21 Deadline to request a federal loan funds for the fall 2016 semester
November 24 - 25 Thanksgiving: CLOSED
November 29 - December 2
 
Annual Dept. of Education FSA Training Conference: CLOSED
Consortial FA Administration available by email at finaid@gtu.edu
December 16 Last day of the Fall 2016 semester
December 21 - January 2 Winter Break: CLOSED
   
INTERSESSION 2017 January 3 - 27, 2017
   
SPRING 2017 January 30 - May 19, 2017
January 15
 

2017-2018 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
GTU Doctoral Students - Years 1 through 3

January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: CLOSED
January 30 Spring 2017 Semester begins
January 30 - February 3

 

Earliest timeframe for students loan borrowers to receive first Spring 2017 Direct Loan credit balance refund after tuition and fees are assessed, if all 16-17 financial aid requirements are complete
February 10

 

Spring 2017 Graduating GTU MA and Doctoral Loan Borrowers
All federal student loan borrowers must complete requisite EXIT Counseling at studentloans.gov in order for Financial Aid to sign off on your Graduation Checklist
February 20 President's Day: CLOSED
March 1

 

2017-2018 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
DSPT new and continuing students
JST new and continuing students
March 1
 
GTU and SKSM Federal Work Study
Deadline to obtain employment in order to retain Spring 2017 FWS award
March 15
 

2017-2018 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
GTU Doctoral Students - Years 4 through 7

March 27 - April 2 Spring Break: Students
April 1 2017-2018 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
CDS, CIS, CJS, IBS, PAOI, & SKSM
April 3

 

SPRING 2017 Graduating Loan Borrowers
All federal student loan borrowers must complete requisite EXIT Counseling in order for Financial Aid to sign off on your Graduation Checklist
TBD 2016-2017 Graduating Student Loan Borrowers: Loan Exit Requirement
On-Campus Loan Exit Counseling Sessions (TBA)
April 14 Good Friday: CLOSED
April 14 Deadline to submit a Budget Adjustment Request for the Spring 2017 term
April 15

 

2017-2018 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
ABSW new and continuing students
SFTS new and continuing students

April 21

Deadline to request federal loan funds for the Spring 2017 semester

May 11 GTU Graduation Commencement: CLOSED at 12:00pm
May 12 CLOSING at 1:00pm
May 19 Last Day of the Spring 2017 semester
May 19 Priority Deadline to submit Summer 2017 Financial Aid Applications
May 29 Memorial Day: CLOSED
   
SUMMER 2017 June 5 - September 1, 2017
June 30
 
Deadline to submit a Federal Work Study Student Authorization
for returning GTU and SKSM students working on or after July 1, 2017
July 4 Independence Day Observed: CLOSED
   

 

 

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