Financial Aid Dates & Deadlines to Remember

FAFSA Application Deadlines

For the 2014-2015 aid year, students must have a valid FAFSA by the last day of the term for which they are enrolled or June 30th, 2015, whichever is sooner. For the 2015-2016 aid year, students must have a valid FAFSA by the last day of the term for which they are enrolled or June 30th, 2016, whichever is sooner. The ability to be awarded is determined by meeting all eligibility requirements at the time the file is completed. This includes Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Students may only be awarded retroactively for semesters during which they met and maintained Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards and all other eligibility requirements.

Verification Deadlines

Students must have a valid FAFSA by the last day of the term for which they are enrolled or June 30th, 2015, whichever is sooner for the 2014-2015 year. For the 2015-2016 aid year, a student must have a valid FAFSA by the last day of the term for which they are enrolled or June 30th, 2016, whichever is sooner. However, the ability to be awarded and/or retroactively awarded is determined by meeting all eligibility requirements at the time the student's file is completed. This includes Satisfactory Academic Progress. For the Pell Grant program, the student may submit verification documents no later than 100 days after the last day of enrollment, or two weeks before the last day of Summer term, whichever is sooner. Students may only be awarded retroactively for terms during which they met and maintained Satisfactory Academic Progress standards and met all other eligibility requirements. For the Direct Stafford Loan and Campus-Based Aid programs, the student may submit verification documents no later than two weeks before their last day of enrollment, or two weeks before the last day of Summer term, whichever is sooner. Students may only be awarded retroactively for terms during which they met and maintained Satisfactory Academic Progress standards and met all other eligibility requirements.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Deadlines

Students who have failed SAP standards must have a completed SAP Appeal and/or Maximum Time Frame Academic Plan submitted to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office no later than two weeks prior to the last day of the payment period for which they are requesting aid. Please visit our SAP page for further information.

Tuition/Fees Payment Deadlines

The Tuition/Fees Payment Deadline is notated on the Student Timetable. If you have registered for classes, and have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to Utah Valley University or have been awarded a scholarship, your classes will not be dropped for non-payment. 

If you have registered for classes at Utah Valley University, and your classes will not be dropped for nonpayment, if you decide not to attend, you must drop your classes by completing a Leave of Absence (www.uvu.edu/admissions/returning/loa) by the appropriate ‘Last Day to Drop and Not Show on Transcript’ date (100% refund deadline) listed on the Student Timetable. If you do not drop your classes by the appropriate ‘Last Day to Drop and Not Show on Transcript’ date listed on the Student Timetable, you will be responsible for paying all tuition and fees associated with the classes you registered for, even if you do not attend the classes.

Your classes will not be dropped automatically for you.

If you do not drop your classes, and do not attend your classes but receive financial aid or a scholarship, in addition to owing the tuition and fees associated with your classes, you must also repay (to the Cashiers Office at Utah Valley University) any refund(s) received.  If you do drop your classes and receive financial aid or a scholarship, you must repay (to the Cashiers Office at Utah Valley University) any refund(s) received. Please visit our withdrawal page for more information about adding and dropping classes if you have financial aid.

Financial Aid Disbursement

To ensure your financial aid funds are available to you on the first day of each semester, you must have a completed financial aid file with no outstanding financial aid requirements in UVLink, by the following dates: 

● Fall:  August 1st     ● Spring: December 1st     ● Summer:  April 1st.

Please review your financial aid requirements by logging into UVLink, click on Student Tab, Financial Aid Folder (under Banner Services), Requirements, Select Aid Year 2015 – 2016. You must meet all eligibility requirements to receive your financial aid. Please view your requirements often as changes to your eligibility may occur at any time, even after you have received your aid. 

Tuition Late Fee Deadlines

If you do not have a completed financial aid file, have outstanding financial aid requirements in UVLink by the Tuition Late Fee Deadline as notated on the Student Timetable, or if you do not qualify for financial aid, you must pay your tuition and fees or (if you qualify) enroll in the Tuition Payment Plan by the Tuition Late Fee Deadline; otherwise you will receive a late fee of 20% of any unpaid account balance for the term, not to exceed $200. If you do have a completed file with no outstanding financial aid requirements in UVLink by the Tuition Late Fee Deadline, but if your tuition is not completely covered by your disbursed financial aid, or if you incur additional expenses after your excess financial aid has been refunded to you (i.e. adding a class, financial aid taken back), you must pay the remaining balance or (if you qualify) enroll in the Tuition Payment Plan by the Tuition Late Fee Deadline, or you will receive a late fee. Late fees are assessed at 11:59 pm Mountain Time on all unpaid account balances every Wednesday after the semester begins. To avoid being assessed a late fee, pay your balance or (if you qualify) enroll in the Tuition Payment Plan under Financing and Paying for Your Education on the UVLink Student tab before 11:59 pm Mountain Time on Wednesdays.  

Note: Students should consult the Student Timetable for each semester. Add/drop deadlines may affect your financial aid. Visit our withdrawal page for more information.