Pay close attention to the following dates & deadlines to ensure the prompt processing of your financial aid applications and disbursements.
|October 1, 2023||FAFSA filing window opens|
|June 30, 2024||FAFSA filing window closes|
Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024
2023/2024 FAFSA final deadline date: June 30, 2024
The Department of Education opens the filing window for the 2023/2024 FAFSA as of October 1, 2022, to give students and families a chance to apply as early as possible.
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:
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.
Click here for the 2023/2024 Dependency Petition.
Click here for the 2023/2024 Dependency Petition Renewal.
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:
NOTE: Must complete 2023/2024 FAFSA on the web no later than 6/30/2024 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!
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.
All steps must be complete and 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.
Same as Federal Direct Loan dates listed above. NOTE: Please be aware that your loan provider may publish dates or enrollment requirements 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.
Click here for more information on the Work Study Program.
Must have a submitted 2021/2022 FAFSA filed on or before April 15, 2021 in order to be eligible for Priority Consideration for the Work Study Program. Participants of the Federal Work Study Program, once processed and placed and enrollement in minimum of half-time [6 units], can present time sheets for payment up to the last day of the semester. Students should not work past the award eligibility.
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FALL 2022 8/22/2022 - 12/17/2022
9/4/2022- 1st of Fall Term 2022
10/14/2022- 2nd of Fall Term 2022
11/15/2022- 3rd of FallTerm 2022
12/9/2022 - 4th of Fall Term 2022
1/6/2023 - Final of FallTerm 2022
2/28/2023 - Fall Term 2022 Graduates ONLY
SPRING 2023 1/30/2023 - 5/27/2023
2/21/2023- 1st of Spring Term 2023
3/24/2023- 2nd of Spring Term 2023
4/21/2023 - 3rd of Spring Term 2023
5/26/2023 - Final of Spring Term 2023
7/13/2023- Final of Spring Term 2023 Graduates ONLY
SUMMER 2023 6/5/2023 - 8/12/2023
6/30/2023 - 1st of Summer Term 2023
8/7/23 - 2nd of Summer Term 2023
More to come.
PRIOR ACADEMIC YEAR SUBMISSION DATES:
FALL 2021 8/23/2021 - 12/18/2021
9/9/2021 - 1st of Fall Term 2021
10/25/2021 - 2nd of Fall Term 2021
11/19/2021 - 3rd of FallTerm 2021
12/17/2021 - 4th of Fall Term 2021
1/10/2022 - Final of FallTerm 2021
1/28/2022 - Fall Fall Term 2021 Graduates ONLY
SPRING 2022 1/31/2022 - 5/28/2022
2/16/2022 - 1st of Spring Term 2022
3/28/2022 - 2nd of Spring Term 2022
4/22/2022 - 3rd of Spring Term 2022
5/27/2022 - 4th of Spring Term 2022
7/13/2022 - Final of Spring Term 2022 Graduates ONLY
* * * UPDATED May 2023 * * * reposted 12/4/23~SD