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 to allow time for your financial aid award eligibility to be determined prior to the start of classes 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 may not learn about your financial aid eligibility until six (6) weeks after the start of classes.

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
Fall 2014 March 1, 2014 July 1, 2014 November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 November 1, 2014 December 1, 2014 April 1, 2015
Summer 2015 May 1, 2015 N/A June 30, 2015
Fall 2015 March 1, 2015 July 1, 2015 November 1, 2015