Financial Aid Deadlines

Winter 
UW-River Falls Scholarship applications are due. 

January 1 
New FAFSA linkfor the next year is available. Complete your FAFSA as early as possible so that your aid is packaged in time for the start of fall semester and so that all aid types you may be eligible for are still available. A PIN linkis required to electronically “sign” your FAFSA online.

January 
Bill statements for spring semester are emailed to students from the UW-River Falls Student Billing Office. Payment plan options are included. 

Early February 
Spring financial aid is credited to your account. If you have excess financial aid after your charges are paid, a refund is processed shortly after. To receive your refund, you must set up direct deposit in your eSIS (under the Make Online Payment Here button). 

March - May 
If you are planning on taking summer classes, fill out a summer financial aid application. 

April 15 
Tax deadline with the IRS.

Summer 
If you are borrowing a Federal Perkins Loan and/or Federal Stafford Loan for the first time next fall, you must complete the online Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN): Processing Your Loans 

August
Bill statements for fall semester are emailed to students from the UW-River Falls Student Billing Office. Payment plan options are included. 

Early September 
Fall financial aid is credited to your account. If you have excess financial aid after your charges are paid, a refund is processed shortly after. To receive your refund, you must set up direct deposit in your eSIS (under the Make Online Payment Here button).  

Late December 
Satisfactory Academic Progress is evaluated for financial aid recipients. By federal regulations, you must be making progress to continue to receive federal and state financial aid.



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