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2021–22 Application Schedule and Deadline Dates 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Start Date: October 2020
Deadline Date: The priority deadline for the 2021-22 FAFSA has been extended from February 1, 2021 to April 1, 2021.
Additional Information: File your FAFSA. For consideration for the Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant, Federal Work Study, and the Wright State Need Based Grant, apply by the priority deadline date.

Wright State Online Scholarship Application

Start Date: October 2020
Deadline Date: February 1, 2021
Additional Information: All students are encouraged to apply. Visit our Scholarships page to learn more.

Apply for Wright State Academic Performance Scholarships

Start Date: August 2020
Deadline Date: The priority deadline for 2021-22 has been extended until the start of Fall 2021.
Additional Information: Funds will be awarded as available. Apply for Undergraduate Admission and be admitted for consideration. These scholarships are for students admitted directly from high school. See our First-Year Scholarships page for details.

Apply for Wright State Need Based Scholarships

Start Date: August 2020
Deadline Date: The priority deadline for 2021-22 has been extended from February 1, 2021 to April 1, 2021 (Priority Date).
Additional Information: April 1, 2021 is a priority deadline date. Funds will be awarded as available. Apply for Undergraduate Admission and be admitted and file the FAFSA for consideration. These scholarships are for student admitted directly from high school. See our First-Year Scholarships page for details.

Review FAFSAs and collect outstanding requirements

Start Date: November 2020
Deadline Date: June 30, 2022
Additional Information: Students can view/print any outstanding requirements in WINGS Express. Be mindful of document processing timelines and bill due dates if you wish to have financial aid to help cover your bill.

Prepare Award Notices for undergraduate and graduate students

Start Date: February 2021
Deadline Date: April 2022
Additional Information: Students can view and accept their Award Notice in WINGS Express.
All outstanding requirements must be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to receiving an award notice.

Prepare Award Notices for professional students (SOPP and BSOM)

Start Date: March 2021
Deadline Date: April 2022
Additional Information: Students can view and accept their Award Notice in WINGS Express.
All outstanding requirements must be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to receiving an award notice.

Allow all students to accept or decline their offered financial aid awards.

Start Date: March 2021
Deadline Date: April 2022 or 10 days prior to your last day of enrollment, whichever is earlier.
Additional Information: Students can view and accept their Award Notice in WINGS Express.
All outstanding requirements must be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to receiving an award notice.


2020–21 Application Schedule and Deadline Dates

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Start Date: October 2019
Deadline Date: February 1, 2020 (Priority Date)
Additional Information: File your FAFSA. For consideration for the Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant, Federal Work Study, and the Wright State Need Based Grant, apply by the priority deadline date of February 1, 2020.

Wright State Online Scholarship Application

Start Date: October 2019
Deadline Date: February 1, 2020
Additional Information: Visit our Scholarships page to learn more.

Apply for Wright State Academic Performance Scholarships

Start Date: August 2019
Deadline Date: February 1, 2020 (Priority Date)
Additional Information: February 1, 2020 is a priority deadline date. Funds will be awarded as available. Apply for Undergraduate Admission and be admitted for consideration. See our First-Year Scholarships page for details.

Review FAFSAs and collect outstanding requirements

Start Date: November 2019
Deadline Date: June 30, 2021
Additional Information: Students can view/print any outstanding requirements in WINGS Express. Be mindful of document processing timelines and bill due dates if you wish to have financial aid to help cover your bill.

Prepare Award Notices for undergraduate and graduate students

Start Date: February 2020
Deadline Date: April 2021
Additional Information: Students can view and accept their Award Notice in WINGS Express.
All outstanding requirements must be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to receiving an award notice.

Prepare Award Notices for professional students (SOPP and BSOM)

Start Date: March 2020
Deadline Date: April 2021
Additional Information: Students can view and accept their Award Notice in WINGS Express.
All outstanding requirements must be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to receiving an award notice.

Allow all students to accept or decline their offered financial aid awards.

Start Date: March 2020
Deadline Date: April 2021 or 10 days prior to your last day of enrollment, whichever is earlier.
Additional Information: Students can view and accept their Award Notice in WINGS Express.
All outstanding requirements must be processed by the Office of Financial Aid prior to receiving an award notice.

Memo Dates

Financial aid awards (with the exception of work-study, external scholarships, tuition remissions, and third party contracts) will memo to the charges for a given term that appear on the student's bill. This will allow a student to see their current charges minus any potential financial aid, prior to the disbursement date. Aid will memo to the student’s account no sooner than the memo dates listed below. Students must also meet other eligibility requirements for their aid to memo to their student account. Please visit the Scholarships, Grants, and Loans pages for additional eligibility requirements. Financial Aid will memo until the disbursement date or all requirements for financial aid disbursement are complete. 

Term Date
Summer 2021 April 1, 2021
Fall 2021 August 1, 2021
Spring 2022 December 1, 2021


Disbursement Dates

Financial aid awards (with the exception of work-study, external scholarships, tuition remissions, and third party contracts) are applied to charges for a given term that appear on the student bill through a process called disbursement. Aid is applied directly to the student’s account no sooner than the disbursement dates listed below. Students must also meet other eligibility requirements for their aid to pay to their student account. Please visit the Scholarships, Grants, and Loans pages for additional eligibility requirements. If the student’s account is paid in full and financial aid funds remain, the Office of the Bursar will issue the remaining funds to the student in the form of a refund.

Term Date
Summer 2021 May 10, 2021
Fall 2021 August 23, 2021
Spring 2022 January 10, 2022

NOTE: For students attending all B term or flex term courses with a start date that occurs after the dates above, your financial aid can disburse no sooner than your earliest start date for the term. Visit our Receiving Your Aid page for more information.


Document Processing Timelines

Below are estimated timeframes for the processing of financial aid documents submitted to Raider Connect. Timelines begin when all related documentation is completed and submitted accurately. Click on the links below for more information about each process and process deadlines.

Document

Timeframe
FAFSA Verification/ Conflicting Information Resolution 10 business days
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal 10 business days
FAFSA Adjustment* 10 business days
Cost of Attendance Adjustment 10 business days
Dependency Status Appeal 10 business days
Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Verification 10 business days
Release of Information Request 3-5 business days

*Students must complete Verification prior to starting the FAFSA Adjustment.