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Important Financial Aid Dates and Events 2021-2022

Important Financial Aid Dates and Events

Updates are made to this calendar throughout the calendar year. Please check this page periodically for new listings.

August 22 – September 2

Fall 2022 Orientation and General Registration

August 31

All Fall 2022 Graduating MA and PhD Federal Loan Borrowers must complete requisite EXIT Counseling at studentaid.gov in order for the financial aid staff to sign off on your Graduation Checklist

September 5

Labor Day: CLOSED

September 6

Fall 2022 Instruction begins

September 6 – 9

Earliest timeframe for student loan borrowers to receive first fall 2022 Direct Loan credit balance refund after tuition and fees are assessed, if all 2022-23 financial aid requirements are complete

September 6 – 16

Late registration

September 16

Chan Award essay submissions due in the GTU Dean’s Office by 5:00

September 16

Payment for Fall 2022 Registration due to the Business Office by 5:00 pm or make payment arraignments

September 16

Constitution Day

October 1

2023-2024 FAFSA available for download at studentaid.gov

October 1 2022-2023 GTU Financial Aid Application available for download at: \admissions\financial aid\financial aid how to apply

October 1

Spring 2023 Financial Aid Priority Deadline: GTU MA Applicants

October 1

Deadline to submit financial circumstances appeal (Fall 2022)

October 1

Direct Unsubsidized Loan Origination Fee: 1.057%

Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Origination Fee: 4.228%

For loans disbursed between October 1, 2022 and October 1, 2023

October 21

Deadline to submit a Budget Appeal (Fall 2022)

 

October 23 - 25 Annual California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (CASFAA) Conference. Financial Aid Office will be CLOSED. You may reach financial aid staff at finaid@gtu.edu

October 24 – 28

Reading Week: Students

October 28

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Deadline to obtain a FWS position in order to retain a fall 2022 offer

November 1

Deadline to apply to the Common Master of Arts program for Spring 2023

November 11

Newhall applications due to Dean’s Office by 5:00 pm

November 18

Deadline to request a federal Direct Loan for the Fall 2022 semester

November 23

GTU Offices close at 2:00 pm

November 24 – 27

Thanksgiving Holiday: CLOSED

November 29 – December 1

Annual U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid Conference

December 1

Financial Aid priority deadline for entering PhD applicants and continuing PhD students

December 16

Last day of Fall 2022 semester

December 16

GTU Offices close at 5:00 pm

December 17 – January 2, 2023

Winter Break: CLOSED

INTERSESSION 2023

January 2 – 27

Spring 2023 General Registration

January 17-28

Spring 2023

January 31-May 20

January 30, 2023

Spring 2023 semester begins

January 30 – February 3

Earliest timeframe for student borrowers to receive first Spring 2023 Direct Loan credit balance after tuition and fees are assessed, if all 2022-2023 financial aid requirements are complete

February 6

Spring 2023 Graduating GTU MA and Doctoral Loan Borrowers: All federal student loan borrowers must complete requisite EXIT Counseling at studentaid.gov in order for Financial Aid staff to sign off on your Graduation Checklist

February 10

Payment for Spring 2023 Registration due to the Business Office by 5:00 pm or make payment arraignments

February 20

President’s Day: CLOSED

March 17

Federal Work-Study (FWS):

Deadline to obtain employment in order to retain Spring 2022 offer

March 17

Deadline to submit a Budget Adjustment Request for Spring 2022

March 20 – 24

Spring Break: Students

March 27

Spring 2023 Graduating Loan Borrowers:

All Spring 2023 Graduating MA and PhD Federal Loan borrowers must complete requisite EXIT Counseling at studentaid.gov in order for the financial aid staff to sign off on your Graduation checklist

April 1

2023-2024 Priority Financial Aid Deadline for all GTU Master of Arts (MA) Prospective and Current Students

April 7

Good Friday: CLOSED

April 21

Last day to request an additional Spring 2023 direct loan

May 1

Deadline to apply to the GTU Common Masters of Arts program for Fall 2023

May 20

Last day of the Spring 2022 semester

May 30

Memorial Day: CLOSED

June 23

Deadline to submit a 2023-2024 Federal Work-Study Authorization & job description for students who will begin employment on or after July 1, 2023

July 4

Independence Day Observed: CLOSED