Important Dates

August 1, 2018

First day to apply for Additional Financial Aid

August 15, 2018

All Financial Aid holds must be resolved.

October 1, 2018

The 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA) is available at https://fafsa.gov. Students and parents will need to refer to their 2017 income and tax returns when completing the 2019-20 FAFSA. Continuing students should complete a FAFSA renewal.

October 31, 2018

Berea College’s FAFSA priority filing deadline for all students.

December 5, 2018

This is the last day a Federal Direct Stafford Loan may be processed through Student Financial Aid Services for Fall Term.

December 15, 2018

2019-2020 FAFSA  must be completed and sent to Federal Processor to avoid any holds on for Spring 2019 confirmation.

February 1, 2019

2019-2020 FAFSA Verification must be completed.

March 15, 2019

2019-2020 Financial Aid Award Letters will be mailed to all students prior to this date for next academic year.

April 1, 2019

2019 Summer Financial Aid Award Letters will be sent to students enrolled in summer courses.

April 15, 2019

This is the last day a Federal Direct Stafford Loan may be processed through Student Financial Aid Services for Spring Term.

June 15, 2019

This is the last day a Federal Direct Stafford Loan may be processed through Student Financial Aid Services for Summer Term.

August 15, 2019

All Financial Aid holds must be resolved.

December 5, 2019

This is the last day a Federal Direct Stafford Loan may be processed through Student Financial Aid Services for Fall Term.