Graduate Theological Union

Important Financial Aid Dates and Events 2015-2016

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 SEMESTER, 2015

August 31

Fall 2015 financial aid awards posted to student accounts for those that
meet the following criteria:
Registered at least half time for the Fall 2015 semester;
No outstanding financial aid requirements due (see My Documents on Web Advisor).

September 7 Labor Day: Closed

September 8 - 11

Business Offices begin disbursement of Fall 2015 financial aid credit balances (financial aid funds remaining after Fall semester school fees are paid).

September 17 Constitution and Citizenship Day

September 18

Fall Semester payment deadline

November 7

Deadline to submit a Financial Aid Budget Adjustment request for the Fall 2015 semester

November 20

Deadline to request federal loan funds for the Fall 2015 semester

November 25 GTU Offices close at 2pm
November 26 - 27 Thanksgiving Holiday: Closed
November 30 ABSW and PLTS students: Deadline to request Intersession 2016 Aid
November 30 - December 4 Annual Department of Education Title IV Federal Student Aid Conference: Closed
December 18 2016-17 Financial Aid Applications available online at 2pm
The Domestic and International Student Financial Aid Application may be found at http://gtu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/financial-aid-how-to-apply.
December 18 Last day of the Fall 2015 semester
December 18 Office Closes at 2pm
December 21 - January 3 Winter Break: Closed
   

INTERSESSION, 2016

January 1

2016-17 Financial Aid Applications available. 
The Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) may be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The Domestic and International Student Financial Aid Application may be found at http://gtu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/financial-aid-how-to-apply.

January 3 Resumes regular office hours after winter break
January 18 Martin Luther King Day: Closed
 

SPRING SEMESTER, 2016

January 22 Spring 2016 financial aid awards posted to student accounts for those that
meet the following criteria:
Registered at least half-time for the Spring 2016 semester;
No outstanding financial aid requirements due (see My Documents on Web Advisor).
February 1

2016-17 Financial Aid Application Priority Deadline for the following:
GTU Doctoral Program admissions applicants.

February 1 - 5

Business Offices begin disbursement of Spring 2016 financial aid credit balances (financial aid funds remaining after spring semester school fees are paid).

February 12

Spring 2016 Semester payment deadline.

February 15

2016-17 Financial Aid Application Priority Deadline for the following:
current GTU Doctoral Program students. 

February 15 Presidents' Day - Closed

March 1

2016-17 Financial Aid Application Priority Deadline for the following:
JST applicants and returning students;
PLTS admissions applicants.

March 15

2016-17 Financial Aid Application Priority Deadline for the following:
DSPT applicants and returning students;
PLTS returning students.

March 25 Good Friday: Closed
April 1 2016-17 Financial Aid Application Priority Deadline for the following:
CHS, CIS, CJS, IBS and PAOI Common MA applicants and returning students;
SKSM applicants and returning students.

April 15

2016-17 Financial Aid Application Priority Deadline for the following:
ABSW applicants and returning students;
SFTS applicants and returning students.

April 17

Deadline to submit a Financial Aid Budget Adjustment request for the Spring 2016 semester.

April, 2016 (TBD)

Graduating Loan Borrowers
Mandatory On-Campus Exit Counseling

RSVP to finaid@gtu.edu no later than

April 22

Deadline to request federal loan funds for the Spring 2016 semester

May 20 Last Day of the Spring 2016 semester
May 30 Memorial Day: Closed

 

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