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Deadline Dates

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Deadline Dates

2017/2018

FAFSA

2017/2018 FAFSA deadline date: June 30, 2018

The Department of Education has opened the filing window for the 2017/2018 FAFSA as of October 1, 2016, to give students and families a chance to apply as early as possible.

Check back for additional 2017/2018 academic year Financial Aid deadlines.

Please check with the office for any deadline changes.


Financial Aid Census Day
  • Fall Semester: 09/01/17
  • Spring Semester: 02/09/18

Appeal Forms

Click here to view the 2017/2018 Appeal Forms

Appeals are time-sensitive. They must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by noon on the student's last day of classes or by noon on the following dates, whichever comes first:

  • Fall 2017 Submission Window: 7/10/2017 - 11/17/2018
  • Spring 2018 Submission Window: 11/27/2017 - 5/04/2018
  • Summer 2018 Submission Window: 6/04/2018 - 7/13/2018

Completed appeal forms (including all documentation) are due no later than noon on the end date posted above or your last day of classes for the semester - whichever comes first. Incomplete appeal forms will not be considered. Please note: If you are appealing only for Loan Eligibility, please see the Loan Deadlines below.

For more information, visit the Appeal Process Workshop page.
2017/2018 Dependency Petitions

Click here for the 2017/2018 Dependency Petitions.

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by noon on the student's last day of classes OR by noon on the following dates, whichever comes first:

  • Fall 2017: 11/17/2017
  • Spring 2018: 5/04/2018
  • Summer 2018: 06/22/2018

NOTE: [Must complete 2017/2018 FAFSA on the web no later than 6/30/2018] if student is still enrolled at that time. Otherwise the deadline for each session ending prior to June 30th will be a minimum of two weeks prior to your last class of the session, not the end of summer session!


2017/2018 Income Reduction Request

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

  • Fall 2016: 11/17/2017
    As the 2017/2018 FAFSA is still working with 2015 income criteria, If you are planning to submit an Income Reduction Request prior to or during the Fall 2017 semester, both 2015 & 2016 Income Tax Return Transcripts from the IRS with all W2s/1099s will be required.
  • Spring 2017: 4/27/2018
    As the 2017/2018 FAFSA is still working with 2015 income criteria, If you are planning to submit and Income Reduction Request prior to or during the Spring 2018 semester, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Income Tax Return Transcripts from the IRS with all W2s/1099s will be required.
  • Summer 2018:

    Due to the mini sessions within summer, the deadline for each session will be two weeks prior to the end of each, not the end of the complete summer session! The Financial Aid office must receive your complete Income Reduction request with ALL required supporting documents by Noon on the Friday 2 two weeks prior to your last day of the last summer session in which you are in attendance or 7/06/2017 whichever comes first [This is also true for students in late start classes throughout the Fall and Spring Terms]. As the 2017/2018 FAFSA is still working with 2015 income criteria, If you are planning to submit and Income Reduction Request prior to or during the Summer 2018 sessions, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Income Tax Return Transcripts from the IRS with all W2s/1099s will be required.


2017/2018 Federal Direct Loans (Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, & PLUS)

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes or by noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

  • Fall 2017: 12/01/2017
  • Spring 2018: 5/05/2018
  • Summer 2018: 7/13/2018

Alternative Loans

Same as Federal Direct Loan dates listed above. NOTE: Please be aware that your loan provider may publish dates that differ from the campus dates posted. The Mesa College Financial Aid office will always comply strictly with the dates and terms listed here only.


Work Study Program

Click here for more information on the Work Study Program.

Must have submitted 2017/2018 FAFSA on or before April 15, 2017 in order to be eligible for Work Study. Participants of the Federal Work Study Program, once processed and placed, can present time sheets for payment up to the last day of the semester. Students should not work past the award eligibility.

  • Fall Semester Only– Students can work until 12/16/17 or their last day of attendance unless the student is continuing on in Spring.
  • Spring Semester Only – Students can work until 05/26/17 or their last day of attendance unless the student is continuing on in Spring..
  • Summer – A Student can work in June only if the student is enrolled for classes during summer session or planning to be enrolled for Fall 2018.

Summer (JUNE only) work is approved on a case-by-case basis and if the Department has made specific requests to have student workers during the summer.

2016/2017

FAFSA

2016/2017 FAFSA deadline date: June 30, 2017


Financial Aid Census Day
  • Fall Semester – 09/09/16
  • Spring Semester – 02/16/17

2016/2017 Appeal Forms, Completed with Education Plan & All Documentation

Appeals are time-sensitive. They must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by noon on the following dates, whichever comes first:

  • Fall 2016: 7/11/2016 - 11/18/2016
  • Spring 2017: 11/28/2016 - 5/05/2017
  • Summer 2017: 5/22/2017 - 7/14/2017

Completed appeal forms (including all documentation) are due no later than noon on the end date posted above or your last day of classes for the semester – whichever comes first. Incomplete appeal forms will not be considered.

Click here for information on San Diego Mesa College Appeal Process Workshops


Dependency Petitions

2016/2017 Dependency Petitions

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

  • Fall 2016: 11/18/2016
  • Spring 2017: 4/28/2017
  • Summer 2017: 7/07/2017 (Note: Must complete 2016-2017 FAFSAon the web no later than 6/30/2017 if student is still enrolled at that time. Otherwise the deadline for each session ending prior to June 30 will be a minimum of two weeks prior to your last class of the session, not the end of summer session!

2016/2017 Income Reduction Request

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

  • Fall 2016: 11/18/2016
  • Spring 2017: 4/28/2017
  • Summer 2017: 7/07/2017 (:Due to the mini sessions within summer, the deadline for each session will be two weeks prior to the end of each, not the end of the complete summer session! The Financial Aid office must receive your complete Income Reduction request with ALL required supporting documents by Noon on the Friday 2 two weeks prior to the last day of the last summer session you are in attendance or 7/07/2016 whichever comes first.

    This is also true for students in late start classes throughout the Fall and Spring Terms.


2016/2017 Federal Direct Loans

2016/2017 Federal Direct Loans (Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, & PLUS)

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

  • Fall 2016: 12/02/2016
  • Spring 2017: 5/05/2017
  • Summer 2017: 6/30/2017

Alternative Loans

Same as Federal Direct Loan dates listed above. NOTE: Please be aware that your loan provider may publish dates that differ from the campus dates posted. The Mesa College Financial Aid office will always comply strictly with the dates and terms listed here only.


Work Study Program

Work Study Program Information

Must have submitted 2016/2017 FAFSA on or before April 15, 2016 in order to be eligible for Work Study. Participants of the Federal Work Study Program , once processed and placed, can present time sheets for payment up to the last day of the semester. Students should not work past the award eligibility.

  • Fall Semester – Students can work until 12/17/16 or their last day of attendance.
  • Spring Semester – Students can work until 05/27/17 or their last day of attendance.
  • Summer – A Student can work in June only if the student is enrolled for classes during summer session or planning to be enrolled for Fall 17.
    • Summer work is approved on a case by case basis and if the Department has made specific requests to have student workers during the summer.

2015/2016

2015/2016 FAFSA: June 30, 2016

Appeal Forms, Completed with Education Plan & All Documentation

Appeals are time-sensitive. They must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first:

Summer 2016 Submission Window: 6/01/2015 - 7/15/2016

Completed appeal forms (including all documentation) are due no later than Noon on the end date posted above or your last day of classes for the semester – whichever comes first. Incomplete appeal forms will not be considered.

SAN DIEGO MESA COLLEGE APPEAL PROCESS WORKSHOP


2015/2016 Dependency Petitions:

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

Fall 2015:11/20/2015

Spring 2016: 4/29/2016

Summer 2016:07/08/2016 NOTE: [Must complete 2015 2016 FAFSAon the web no later than 6/30/2016] if student is still enrolled at that time. Otherwise the deadline for each session ending prior to June 30thwill be two weeks prior to your last class of the session, not the end of summer session!


Income Reduction Request (Income Reduction Request Form)

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

Fall 2015: 11/20/2015

Spring 2016: 4/29/2016

Summer 2016: Due to the mini sessions within summer, the deadline for each session will be two weeks prior to the end of each, not the end of the complete summer session! The Financial Aid office must receive your complete Income Reduction request with ALL required supporting documents by Noon on the Friday 2 two weeks prior to the last day of the last summer session you are in attendance or 7/08/2016 whichever comes first.

This is also true for students in late start classes throughout the Fall and Spring Terms.


Federal Direct Loans (Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, & PLUS)

Must be received by the Financial Aid office at San Diego Mesa College by Noon on the student’s last day of classes OR by Noon on the following dates, whichever comes first.

Fall 2015: 11/30/2015

Spring 2016: 5/02/2016

Summer 2016: By noon, 7/01/2016


Alternative Loans

Same as Federal Direct Loan dates listed above. NOTE: Please be aware that your loan provider may publish dates that differ from the campus dates posted. The Mesa College Financial Aid office will always comply strictly with the dates and terms listed here only.

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