Financial Aid Deadlines

The priority deadline for Fall 2021 financial aid is Feb. 1, 2021. Submitting your FAFSA by this date gives you the best chance to receive the most financial aid. Email us if you have questions or schedule a Zoom appointment.

Semester Priority Deadline Preferred Deadline Final Deadline
Spring 2021 November 2, 2020 December 1, 2020 April 1, 2021
Summer 2021 April 15, 2021 May 3, 2021
Final Deadline to file the 2020-2021 FAFSA June 30, 2021
Final Deadline for financial aid for the Summer Term July 15, 2021
Fall 2021 February 1, 2021 July 1, 2021 November 1, 2021
Spring 2022 November 1, 2021 December 1, 2021 April 1, 2022
Summer 2022 April 15, 2022 May 2, 2022
Final Deadline to file the 2021-2022 FAFSA June 30, 2022
Final Deadline for financial aid for the Summer Term July 15, 2022

Financial Aid deadline definitions

Priority Deadline:
Submitting your FAFSA results to UA Little Rock 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 FAFSA results must be received at UA Little Rock; and
  2. UA Little Rock must have received all documents required to determine admission and financial aid eligibility; and
  3. You must be accepted for admission 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. Please note the June 30 deadline to file the FAFSA that applies to the summer term.