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
Fall 2016 March 1, 2016 May 2, 2016 November 1, 2016
Spring 2017 November 1, 2016 December 1, 2016 April 3, 2017