Undergraduate Financial Aid Timeline

Please reference this timeline often as there are different deadlines for each admission plan. 

  • October 1
    • The FAFSA & CSS Profile are open. Complete your FAFSA at studentaid.gov/fafsa and CSS Profile at cssprofile.org
  • November 1
    • Baylor's FAFSA & CSS Profile priority deadline for Early Decision 1 and Early Action applicants
  • January 15
    • Scholarship & Financial Aid Package notification for Early Decision 1 applicants
  • February 1 - 
    • Final deadline to submit the CSS Profile for all admission plans 
    • Scholarship & Financial Aid Package notification for Early Action applicants
  • March 15
    • Scholarship & Financial Aid Package notification for Early Decision 2 applicants
  • April 10
    • Scholarship & Financial Aid Package notification for Regular Admission applicants
  • May 1
    • Priority date for all requested financial aid forms for the Fall semester
  • Mid-May
    • Accept direct loan offers in BearWeb if needed
    • Complete Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note
    • studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/loans
  • June 1
    • Priority date to apply for alternative loans: baylor.edu/sfs/alternative
  • July 31 
    • Financial settlement deadline for fall start