FINANCIAL AID

Urgent Dates

Always review the My Checklist and My Financial Obligations pagelets in the myNorthridge Portal for document request deadlines and personalized information about your financial aid status.

  •  March 2 is the annual priority filing deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act application. To be eligible for financial aid funds in the upcoming academic year, you must apply by March 2 of the current academic year.
  • June 2, 2016 is the priority Financial Aid Document Deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year (Fall 2016 and Spring 2017). By submitting your documents by this deadline, your fall enrollment will be protected until your 2016-2017 financial aid eligibility can be determined. If you are not able to submit the required documents by the deadline due to circumstances out of your control, speak with a Financial Aid Representative for further instructions. If you miss the deadline or are ultimately not awarded grant assistance and do not accept the loans offered, you will be responsible for paying your tuition and fees according to established fee payment deadlines. For information on tuition fee payment, please go to the University Cash Services website.  Note: Documents are processed in the date order received and review of submitted documents can take up to 9 weeks.
  • May 31, 2016 is when Summer Session 1 and Summer Session II classes start.
  • Mid to late June is when the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department does an annual review of your academic record (if you are a continuing student). The Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal deadline will be determined at that time. Please check back for additional information.
  • June 17, 2016 is the deadline to submit a Summer 2016 loan request form (Stafford/PLUS) if you are only attending Summer Session II.
  • July 13, 2016 is when Summer Session III classes start.
  • July 29, 2016 is the deadline to submit a Summer 2016 loan request form (Stafford/PLUS) if you are attending Summer Session 1 and/or Summer Session III.
  • August 29, 2016 is when weekday classes start.