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2021-2022 Financial Aid Calendar

October-March

  • Students should begin the process of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This can be completed at any point during this time frame.
  • Students should complete the RFU Supplemental Form as it is required to receive financial aid.
  • Students should use the RFU Student Loan Planner to develop a budget and to better understand cost implications for the upcoming year.

Summer Quarter

  • Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
    • Priority completion deadline for the FAFSA and RFU Financial Aid Supplemental Form: Continuing Students
  • Friday, March 12th, 2021
    • Priority completion deadline for the FAFSA and RFU Financial Aid Supplemental Form: New Summer Start Students
  • Tuesday, May 11th, 2021: New Summer Start Students & Continuing Students Financial Aid Requirement Deadline for:
    • Master Promissory Notes Requirement Deadline
    • Entrance Counseling Requirement Deadline
    • PLUS Loan Credit Check Requirement Deadline
    • Direct Deposit Setup Requirement Deadline
    • Accepting or Declining Financial Aid Deadline
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2021
    • Summer Quarter begins
  • Tuesday, June 1st – Friday, June 4th, 2021
    • Financial Aid Disbursements
  • Friday, June 4th, 2021
    • Priority Completion Deadline for FAFSA and RFU Financial Aid Supplemental Form: New Fall Start Students
  • Thursday, July 8th, 2021
    • Student Loan Refund Form Deadline
    • Additional Loan Request Form Deadline
    • Student Loan Cancellation Form Deadline
  • Friday, July 30th, 2021: New Fall Start Students Financial Aid Requirement Deadline for: 
    • Master Promissory Notes Requirement Deadline
    • Entrance Counseling Requirement Deadline
    • PLUS Loan Credit Check Requirement Deadline
    • Direct Deposit Setup Requirement Deadline
    • Accepting or Declining Financial Aid Deadline

Fall Quarter

  • Monday, August 16th, 2021
    • Fall Quarter Begins
  • Monday, August 16th - Friday, August 20th, 2021
    • Financial Aid Disbursements
  • Thursday, October 14th, 2021
    • Student Loan Refund Form Deadline
    • Additional Loan Request Form Deadline
    • Student Loan Cancellation Form Deadline

Winter Quarter

  • Monday, November 15th, 2021
    • Winter Quarter Begins
  • Monday, November 15th - Friday, November 19th, 2021
    • Financial Aid Disbursements
  • Thursday, January 27th, 2022
    • Student Loan Refund Form Deadline
    • Additional Loan Request Form Deadline
    • Student Loan Cancellation Form Deadline

Spring Quarter

  • Monday, February 28th, 2022
    • Spring Quarter Begins
  • Monday, February 28th - Friday, March 4th, 2022
    • Financial Aid Disbursements
  • Thursday, April 21st, 2022
    • Student Loan Refund Form Deadline
    • Additional Loan Request Form Deadline
    • Student Loan Cancellation Form Deadline