Financial Aid Important Dates

Use the guide below to help ensure you receive your aid as soon as possible


What to do to receive financial aid on time

January Complete your taxes as soon after January 1st as possible. 
February FAFSA - File FAFSA by March 15 priority date. If possible, student and parent(s) should complete federal income tax forms before filing FAFSA.
March Incoming student award letters will be mailed beginning March 1. Review your award on WebAdvisor.
April Returning students will receive notice through Ashland University email that the award is ready to review on WebAdvisor.
May Loans - All students should review Federal Direct Loan processes and complete steps if necessary. Submit additional paperwork or send requested tax forms to the Financial Aid Office.
June Loans - If you or your parents are borrowing loans (Perkins, Alternative or Parent PLUS), complete required processes.

Monthly Payment Plan - If a 5-month payment plan is needed, apply with Official Payments.

July Fall Semester Bill - Watch for your bill in early July. Payment is due in early August.
August Move In! - Students who have completed all financial aid processes and have the remaining bill settled prior to arriving on campus will receive a housing authorization and will not have to wait in line in the Business Office.