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.|