Summer Loan Disbursement

Minimum Summer Enrollment Required to Receive Federal Student Loans
Academic Level Minimum Hours
Undergraduate 6 hours
Graduate 5 hours
Law 4 hours
  • Federal student loans for the summer term will be disbursed in a single payment.
  • Summer loan disbursements are scheduled to pay when the summer session begins.
  • The actual date you will receive loan funds depends on the date(s) when you are enrolled at least half-time and when you begin attending classes.

Please refer to the chart below to determine the earliest dates that loan funds will be released.

Enrollment Period/Loan Period Classes Begin
Earliest Disbursement*
Summer 1 2021  (10 weeks) 5/24/2021 5/24/2021
Summer 2 2021  (First 5 weeks) 5/24/2021 5/24/2021
Summer 3 2021  (8 weeks) 6/7/2021 6/7/2021
Summer 4 2021  (Second 5 weeks) 7/6/2021 7/6/2021
Summer 2 and 4 (Both 5-week terms) 5/24/2021 5/24/2021
Law School Summer Term 6/7/2021 6/7/2021

*If you are enrolled at least half-time and are attending classes as of this date


  • Summer 2021 federal student loans are issued in a single payment.
  • You are responsible for any charges that are posted to your student account after your loan funds have disbursed.
  • Dropping a course/courses and/or withdrawing from the term after your loan funds have paid may result in the reduction or cancellation of your loan amount and a balance due to the University.
  • All requirements and/or missing items must be complete in order for your student loan funds to be credited to your UA Little Rock student a You may check the status of your requirements in BOSS.
  • If summer 2021 is the first time you will receive federal student loan funds, you must complete both Loan Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note.