Important Dates and Deadlines

See below for important financial aid dates and deadlines. Additional important dates and deadlines may be found at: Key Registration and Payment Dates. Enrollment changes may affect your financial aid, contact us prior to dropping classes or withdrawing.

2022-23 AID YEAR
DESCRIPTIONDATE
2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available Apply early, Federal Supplemental Grant and Federal Work Study funds are limited. October 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023
Purdue Northwest Scholarship Application DeadlineThe deadline date for donor-funded institutional scholarships. Opens in early October, complete to be considered for most donor funded scholarships.February 1, 2022
State Aid DeadlineYour FAFSA must be received by the Federal Processor by this date to be considered for most Indiana state aid.Extended to May 20, 2022
Fall 2022 Financial Aid Disbursed (for most students)Financial aid is posted to students accounts.August 12, 2022
Fall 2022 Classes BeginAugust 22, 2022
Fall 2022 Consortium Agreement DeadlineEnd of the first week of classesAugust 26, 2022
Fall 2022 Financial Aid Census DateThe date financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your Grants and other financial aid.September 6, 2022 (end of day)
Fall 2022 State Aid Census DateThe date state financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your eligibility for state financial aid.September 20, 2022
Fall 2022 30 Day Delay DisbursementFirst-time, first-year students who have never borrowed a Federal Direct Loan will receive their fall disbursement on this date.September 21, 2022
Fall 2022 Second DisbursementStudents who have a fall only loan will receive their second disbursement on this date.October 19, 2022
Spring 2023 Financial Aid Disbursed (for most students)Financial aid is posted to students accounts.January 4, 2023
Spring 2023 Classes BeginJanuary 9, 2023
Spring 2023 Consortium Agreement DeadlineEnd of the first week of classesJanuary 13, 2023
Spring 2023 Financial Aid Census DateThe date financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your Grants and other financial aid.January 24, 2023 (end of day)
Spring 2023 State Aid Census Date
The date state financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your eligibility for state financial aid.February 7, 2023
Spring 2023 30 Day Delay DisbursementFirst-time, first-year students who have never borrowed a Federal Direct Loan will receive their spring disbursement on this date.February 8, 2023
Spring 2023 Second DisbursementStudents who have a spring only loan will receive their second disbursement on this date.March 8, 2023

Financial Aid refunds are issued to students whose refundable aid is greater than the total amount due on their bill at that time. Financial Aid refunds are based on aid eligibility at the time the refund is issued. Should there be a change in your enrollment or other eligibility factors your award will be revised which may result in a balance due. Any refund issued to you that you may not be eligible to receive must be returned to the University.

See below for important financial aid dates and deadlines. Additional important dates and deadlines may be found at: Key Registration and Payment Dates. Enrollment changes may affect your financial aid, contact us prior to dropping classes or withdrawing.

2023-24 AID YEAR (fall 2023 focus)DATE 2023-24 AID YEAR (spring 2024 focus)DATE
2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available: 
Apply early, Federal Supplemental Grant and Federal Work Study funds are limited
October 1, 2022 to June 30, 20242023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available: 
Apply early, Federal Supplemental Grant and Federal Work Study funds are limited
October 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024
Purdue Northwest Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline date for donor-funded institutional scholarships. Opens in early October, complete to be considered for most donor funded scholarshipsFebruary 1, 2024Purdue Northwest Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline date for donor-funded institutional scholarships. Opens in early October, complete to be considered for most donor funded scholarshipsFebruary 1, 2024
State Aid Deadline:
Your FAFSA must be received by the Federal Processor by this date to be considered for most Indiana state aid.
April 15, 2024State Aid Deadline:
Your FAFSA must be received by the Federal Processor by this date to be considered for most Indiana state aid.
April 15, 2024
Fall 2023 Financial Aid Disbursed (for most students):
Financial aid is posted to students accounts.
August 11, 2023 (tentative)Spring 2024 Financial Aid Disbursed (for most students):
Financial aid is posted to students accounts.
January 3, 2024 (tentative)
Fall 2023 Second Disbursement:
Students who have a fall only loan will receive their second disbursement on this date.
October 20, 2023 Spring 2024
Second Disbursement:

Students who have a fall only loan will receive their second disbursement on this date.
March 7, 2024
Fall 2023 30 Day Delay Disbursement:
First-time, first-year students who have never borrowed a Federal Direct Loan will receive their fall disbursement on this date.
September 20, 2023 (tentative) Spring 2024 30 Day Delay Disbursement:
First-time, first-year students who have never borrowed a Federal Direct Loan will receive their spring disbursement on this date.
February 7, 2024 (tentative)
Fall 2023 Classes Begin:August 21, 2023Spring 2024 Classes Begin:January 8, 2024
Fall 2023 Consortium Agreement Deadline: End of the first week of classesAugust 25, 2023 Spring 2024 Consortium Agreement Deadline: End of the first week of classesJanuary 12, 2024
Fall 2023 Financial Aid Census Date:
The date financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your Grants and other financial aid.
September 5, 2023 (end of day) (tentative)Spring 2024 Financial Aid Census Date:
The date financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your Grants and other financial aid.
January 23, 2024 (end of day) (tentative)
Fall 2023 State Aid Census Date:
The date state financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your eligibility for state financial aid.
September 19, 2023 (tentative) Spring 2024
State Aid Census Date:

The date state financial aid hours are frozen. Enrollment changes may affect your eligibility for state financial aid.
February 6, 2024 (tentative)

Financial Aid refunds are issued to students whose refundable aid is greater than the total amount due on their bill at that time. Financial Aid refunds are based on aid eligibility at the time the refund is issued. Should there be a change in your enrollment or other eligibility factors your award will be revised which may result in a balance due. Any refund issued to you that you may not be eligible to receive must be returned to the University.