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Financial Aid Calendar

January 1
File the FAFSA
First date to complete next year's FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. If possible, use completed tax return information on your FAFSA; otherwise, provide your best estimates. Allow 7 to 10 business days for Baylor to receive your FAFSA results.

Receive BearID
Once deposited, you may use your BearID to activate both your Baylor email account and set your BearWeb PIN.

March 1
FAFSA Priority Date
FAFSA results received prior to March 1 will be given priority consideration for financial aid. Those received after this date will be considered for aid based on the availability of funds.

Aid Notifications
Date we will begin sending financial aid notifications to incoming students.

May 1
FAFSA Completion
You can submit a FAFSA after this date, but we cannot ensure that your aid will be awarded and finalized before your fall bill is generated.

Verification Priority Date
If you are selected for verification, you can submit required documentation after this date; however, we cannot ensure that your aid will be finalized before your fall bill is generated. Check BearWeb for your financial aid status.

Enrollment Deposit Deadline
You should pay your enrollment deposit by 5:00 p.m. CST on May 1 to secure your spot in the incoming fall class. Deposits are non-refundable after this date.

May 15
Review Your Loan Options
You need to begin applying for all loan types on this date as additional steps are required for each loan. If you decide to pursue PLUS or alternative loans, you should allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing.

Early July
Fall Semester Bills Available
Cashier's office sends semester bills. Please note that your financial aid will not be reflected on your bill unless you have completed all requirements with our office. Check BearWeb for your financial aid status.

July 31
Fall Bill Due Date
You must complete your financial settlement by confirming your attendance in BearWeb and paying at least the minimum amount due on your semester bill by this date.

Early December
Spring Semester Bills Available
Cashier's office sends semester bills. Please note that your financial aid will not be reflected on your bill unless you have completed all requirements with our office. Check BearWeb for your financial aid status.

December 20
Spring Bill Due Date
You must complete your financial settlement by confirming your attendance in BearWeb and paying at least the minimum amount due on your semester bill by this date.


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