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Information about how to apply for financial aid.

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Information about when to apply for financial aid.

For Students and Parents 2016-2017

(Note: The Renewal FAFSA can be completed on the website, http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ with your and your parent's FSA User ID, which can be obtained at: www.fafsa.ed.gov.)

December 2015

  • Plan to submit your FAFSA. Please have your FSA User ID available - file after January 1, 2016
  • If you do not have a FSA User ID please obtain it at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Look for outside scholarships on UNOH Web site and other sources, and get ready to apply for them
  • Winter Quarter College of Business tuition & fees are due January 4, 2016
  • January Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due January 4, 2016
  • HO HO HO…Merry Christmas!

January 2016

  • Hope you have a Happy New Year!
  • Verify and note all financial aid deadlines
  • Request an IRS Federal Income Tax Transcript - both students and parents in case your application is selected for verification. This is not the tax return you filed, rather it is a tax return transcript that must be ordered from the IRS (not a tax account transcript).
  • February Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due February 16, 2016
  • Try to stay warm while watching the Super bowl

February 2016

  • Verify and note all financial aid deadlines
  • Complete and mail or transmit Renewal FASFA with actual 2015 data
  • Make copies of applications and tax transcripts - both students and parents
  • March Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due March 30, 2016
  • Send your valentine a card

March 2016

  • Be sure to meet all financial aid deadlines
  • Did you complete and transmit the FAFSA?
  • Review and respond to all aid notices received
  • Respond to any documentation requests immediately
  • Spring Quarter College of Business tuition & fees are due April 4, 2016
  • Don't forget to wear GREEN

April 2016

  • If you're selected for verification (approximately 30% are automatically selected), add another 4 to 6 weeks to the process time
    NOTE: Awards cannot be processed until all verification forms are submitted and the process is completed
  • Respond to any documentation requests immediately
  • Review and respond to all aid notices received
  • Check Mail or E-mail for SAR - Verify the accuracy of the information
  • Complete necessary Federal Direct Student, Federal Direct PLUS and/or private loan applications and submit them
  • May Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due May 9, 2016
  • Don't be fooled by the April fool - Stay on top of Financial Aid

May 2016

  • If you're selected for verification (approximately 30% are automatically selected), add another 4 to 6 weeks to the process time
    NOTE: Awards cannot be processed until all verification forms are submitted and the process is completed
  • New students to the University of Northwestern Ohio should be sure to have their official High School transcript sent to the university by their High School counselor.
  • Respond to any documentation requests immediately
  • Review and respond to all aid notices received
  • Complete necessary Federal Direct Student, Federal Direct PLUS and/or private loan applications and submit them
  • Check Mail or E-mail for SAR - Verify the accuracy of the information
  • June Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due June 27, 2016
  • Attend Graduation

June 2016

  • Respond to financial aid documentation requests immediately
  • If you're selected for verification (approximately 30% are automatically selected), add another 4 to 6 weeks to the process time
    NOTE: Awards cannot be processed until all verification forms are submitted and the process is completed
  • Review and respond to all aid notices received
  • Check Mail or E-mail for SAR - Verify the accuracy of the information
  • Did you submit appropriate Student/Parent and/or Private Loan Application(s) with your Award Notice? If you've not filed the FAFSA by now you are late
  • Summer Quarter College of Business tuition & fees are due July 5, 2016

July 2016

  • Continue watching for financial aid notices
  • Don't forget to respond to all financial aid requests
  • Check Mail or E-mail for SAR - Verify the accuracy of the information
  • Did you submit appropriate Student/Parent and/or Private Loan Application(s) with your Award Notice?
  • If you've not filed the FAFSA by now you are really getting late
  • August Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due August 22, 2016
  • Celebrate the 4th of July!

August 2016

  • If FAFSA is not received by now you had better contact the Cashier's Office!
  • Check Mail or E-mail for SAR - Verify the accuracy of the information
  • Did you submit appropriate Student/Parent and/or Private Loan Application(s) with your Award Notice?
  • Go ahead and attend the local County Fairs

September 2016

  • Don't forget to clean your room in case your parents visit
  • If FAFSA is not received by now you had better contact the Cashier's Office
  • Did you submit appropriate Student/Parent and/or Private Loan Application(s) with your Award Notice?
  • Fall Quarter College of Business tuition & fees are due September 12, 2016
  • October Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due October 3, 2016
  • Study hard - The Renewal FAFSA will be available again in January

October 2016

  • It's getting colder out
  • Did you submit appropriate Student/Parent and/or Private Loan Application(s) with your Award Notice?
  • Continue to Study hard - The Renewal FAFSA will be available again in January
  • Happy Halloween!

November 2016

  • Did you submit appropriate Student/Parent and/or Private Loan Application(s) with your Award Notice?
  • Look for outside scholarships on UNOH Web site
  • November Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due November 14, 2016
  • Almost time to start the Renewal FAFSA process again
  • Happy Thanksgiving - Let's eat some turkey!

December 2016

  • Plan to submit the Renewal FAFSA with your FSA User ID - file after January 1, 2017
  • If you do not have a FSA User ID please obtain it at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Look for outside scholarships on UNOH Web site and get ready to apply for them
  • Winter Quarter College of Business tuition & fees are due January 3, 2017
  • January Session College of Technology tuition & fees are due January 3, 2017
  • HO HO HO…Merry Christmas!