Graduate Theological Union

Important Financial Aid Dates and Events 2017-2018

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

Important Financial Aid Dates and Events

August 24
 
Financial Aid Orientation Session for incoming MA Students
1:00 - 1:20pm; Dinner Boardroom
August 28
 
Financial Aid Orientation Session for incoming Doctoral Students
9:55 - 10:15am; Dinner Boardroom

August 29
 

Financial Aid Orientation Session for incoming JST-SCU Students
9:00 - 9:30am; JST Classroom 2016

FALL 2017 September 5 - December 15, 2017
September 4 Labor Day: CLOSED
September 5 Fall 2017 Semester begins
September 5 - 8

 

Earliest timeframe for students loan borrowers to receive first Fall 2017
Direct Loan credit balance refund after tuition and fees are assessed, if all
2017-18 financial aid requirements are complete
September 15 Constitution Day Event: TBA
September 15

 

Fall 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
September 15 Payment for Fall 2017 Registration Due to GTU Business Office by 5:00pm
September 17 Constitution Day
October 1 2018-2019 FAFSA available online at: fafsa.ed.gov
October 1
 
2018-2019 Consortial Financial Aid Applications available for download at: http://gtu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/financial-aid-how-to-apply
November 1
 
Spring 2017 Applicants - Financial Aid Priority Deadline
CARe, CDS, CJS, CIS, CTNS, IBS, JST, PAOI, and SFTS
October 1
 
GTU Federal Work Study
Deadline to obtain a FWS position in order to retain Fall 2017 FWS award
October 1 Direct Loan Origination Fee Changes
October 24 California Voter Registration Deadline for Upcoming General Election
October 23 - 29 Reading Week: Students
October 30 - 31
 
2017 CASFAA Annual Training Conference for FA Administrators (Monterey, CA): CLOSED
GTU FA Administration available by email: finaid@gtu.edu
November 3 Deadline to submit a Budget Adjustment Request for the Fall 2017 term
November 17 Deadline to request a federal loan funds for the fall 2017 semester
November 22 - 24 Thanksgiving Holiday: Office closes at 2:00pm 11/22: CLOSED
November 27 - December 1
 
Annual Dept of Education FSA Training Conference (Orlando, FL): CLOSED
GTU FA Administration available by email: finaid@gtu.edu
December 15 Last day of the Fall 2017 semester
December 15
 
2018-2019 Financial Aid Priority Deadline
GTU Doctoral Students: Years 1 through 3
December 21 - January 1 Winter Break: CLOSED
   
INTERSESSION 2018 January 2 - 26
   
SPRING 2018 January 29 - May 18
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: CLOSED
January 29 Spring 2018 Semester begins
January 29 - February 2

 

Earliest timeframe for students loan borrowers to receive first Spring 2017 Direct Loan credit balance refund after tuition and fees are assessed, if all 17-18 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 19 President's Day: CLOSED
March 1
 
GTU Federal Work Study
Deadline to obtain employment in order to retain Spring 2018 FWS award
April 15
 

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

March 26 - 30 Spring Break: Students
March 30 Good Friday: CLOSED
April 1
 
2018-2019 Financial Aid Priority Deadline for all
GTU Common Master of Arts (MA) Prospective and Current Students
April 2

 

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
April 13 Deadline to submit a Budget Adjustment Request for the Spring 2018 term
April 

On-Campus Loan Exit Counseling
2016-2017 Graduating Federal Loan Borrowers: Federal Loan Exit Requirement ***TBA***
Please send an email to finaid@gtu.edu to register

April 21

Deadline to request federal loan funds for the Spring 2017 semester

May 10 GTU Graduation Commencement: CLOSED at 12:00pm
May 11 Student Affairs & FA Offices CLOSE at 1:00pm
May 18 Last Day of the Spring 2018 semester
May 16 Priority Deadline to submit Summer 2018 TIV Federal Financial Aid Applications
May 28 Memorial Day: CLOSED
   
SUMMER 2018 June 4 - August 31, 2018
June 30
 
Deadline to submit a 2018-2019 Federal Work Study Student Authorization
for returning GTU students who will continue to work on or after July 1, 2018
July 4 Independence Day Observed: CLOSED
   

 

 

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