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2021–22 Application Schedule and Deadline Dates

Event

 

     Start Date                                                                                

Deadline Date          Additional Information
2021–22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available to students

October 2020      

Priority Deadline is
February 1, 2021    

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, 2021.
Wright State Online Scholarship Application October 2020 February 1, 2021 Visit our Scholarships page to learn more.
Apply for Wright State Academic Performance Scholarships August 2020 Priority Deadline is
February 1, 2021
February 1, 2021 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.
Apply for Wright State Need Based Scholarships August 2020 Priority Deadline is
February 1, 2021
February 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. See our First-Year Scholarships page for details.
Review 2021–22 FAFSAs and collect outstanding requirements November 2020 June 30, 2022 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 2021–22 Award Notices for undergraduate and graduate students February 2021 April 2022 Students can view 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 2021–22 Award Notices for professional students (SOPP and BSOM) March 2021 April 2022

Students can view 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 on their 2021–22 Award Notice. February 2021 April 2022 or 10 days prior to your last day of enrollment, whichever is earlier Students can accept or decline their offered financial aid awards on their Award Notice in WINGS Express.


2020–21 Application Schedule and Deadline Dates

Event

 

     Start Date                                                       

Deadline Date Additional Information
2020–21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available to students.

October 2019                      

June 30, 2021        

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. October 2019 Priority Deadline is
February 1, 2020
Visit our Scholarships page to learn more.
Apply for Wright State Academic Performance Scholarships August 2019

 

 

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 2020–21 FAFSAs and collect outstanding requirements December 2019 June 30, 2021 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 2020–21 Award Notices undergraduate and graduate students. February 2020 April 2021 Students can view 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 2020–21 Award Notices for professional students (SOPP and BSOM). March 2020 April 2021

Students can view 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 on their 2020–21 Award Notice. February 2020 April 2021 or 10 days prior to your last day of enrollment, whichever is earlier Students can accept or decline their offered financial aid awards on their Award Notice in WINGS Express.


Disbursement Dates

For a given term, funds are 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 2020 May 11, 2020
Fall 2020 August 24, 2020
Spring 2021 January 11, 2021
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.