Undergraduate Financial Aid Timeline

If you are expecting aid that is not listed on your semester bill, the checklist below will help you determine what you need to do to finalize your aid. Don't forget to also confirm your attendance on BearWeb by July 31 for fall and check the SFS Calendar for the spring due date in December.

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OCTOBER

October 1 - FAFSA & CSS Profile
Complete your FAFSA at studentaid.gov/fafsa and CSS Profile at cssprofile.org

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NOVEMBER

November 2 - FAFSA & CSS Profile
Baylor's priority date for Early Decision 1 and Early Action

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DECEMBER

Early December
Estimated Financial Aid Packages sent for Early Decision 1 applicants

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JANUARY

Mid-January
Estimated Financial Aid Packages sent for Early Action applicants

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FEBRUARY

February 1
Baylor's priority date for Early Decision 2 and Regular Admission
Mid-February
Estimated Financial Aid Packages sent for Early Decision 2 and Regular Admission applicants

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MAY

May 1
Deadline to submit official SAT/ACT test scores - only if you want these considered as part of your application Priority date for all requested financial aid forms for the Fall semester

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MAY

Mid-May
Accept direct loan offers in BearWeb if needed Complete Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note
studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/loans

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JUNE

June 1
Priority date to apply for alternative loans
baylor.edu/sfs/alternative

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JULY

July 31
Financial settlement for Fall start