Financial Aid Deadline Policies

Priority Deadline

Submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) results to UALR by this date will enable you to be considered for maximum Campus-Based Financial Aid such as the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) and Federal Work Study (FWS) funds.

Preferred Deadline

The following items must be complete by this date in order for your financial aid award eligibility to be determined prior to the payment deadline date(s) for the term:

  1. Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) results must be received at UALR; and
  2. All required financial aid and admission documents must be received by UALR; and
  3. You must be fully admitted as a degree-seeking student.

If you do not meet this deadline, you will be responsible for making payment or payment arrangements by the published payment date(s).

Final Deadline

Your financial aid file must be complete by this date or you will not be eligible to receive financial aid funds for the term.

Semester Priority Deadline Preferred Deadline Final Deadline
Summer 2017 April 17, 2017 May 1, 2017 June 30, 2017
Fall 2017 March 1, 2017 July 3, 2017 November 1, 2017
Spring 2018 November 1, 2017 December 1, 2017 April 2, 2018
Summer 2018 April 16, 2018 May 1, 2018 June 30, 2018