Deadlines and Priority Dates

Dates by which complete and accurate applications should be considered for priority evaluation.  Applications completed after these dates will be processed and awarded according to fund availability and interests as provided by the student on his/her FAFSA.

  • Dec. 1- Early action for University scholarship applications - notices are sent to students by May 1st
  • Jan 15 - Priority date for State aid (Texas Grant)
  • Feb. 1 - Priority date for University scholarship application.  Departments begin awarding funds. 
  • April 15 - Priority deadline for FAFSA; Priority date for Financial aid applications for the fall only or fall/spring semesters, including Buff Promise 
  • June 15 - Priority date for Texas Grant Renewal; FAFSA must be filed and all documents received by priority date
  • Nov. 1 - Financial aid applications for the spring semester only

NOTE: Awards from financial aid do not guarantee registration payment. If financial aid has not been awarded or is insufficient for full payment, the student is responsible for payment. But we can help, so contact the Office of Financial Aid when you have questions or need assistance.