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Important Dates and Deadlines

 

September
    • Degree Partnership Program application deadline for Fall term is three weeks prior to the start of the term.
    • Fall term disbursements start the week before Fall term begins.
October

 

    • October 1st | FAFSA for the upcoming Fall term opens. Students are encouraged to submit this as early as possible. Click here to fill out the FAFSA.
    • Fall term Census Date is the second Friday of the term.

       

November
December
    • Winter term disbursements start the week before Winter term begins.
January
    • Winter term Census Date is the second Friday of the term.
February
    • February 1st | WOU FAFSA Priority deadline.
      • Incoming students who submit the FAFSA with WOU’s school code by today will be priority packaged.
    • February 15th | OSAC Early-Bird Scholarship Application closes at 5pm.

       

March
    • March 1st | WOU General Scholarship Application closes at 5pm.
      • Some departmental scholarships have application deadlines beyond March 1st.
      • WOU General Scholarship Committee review period.
      • OSAC Scholarship Application closes. Visit OSAC for more information.
    • Spring term disbursements start the week before Spring term begins.
    • Degree Partnership Program application deadline for Spring term is three weeks prior to the start of the term.
April
    • Financial Aid begins awarding Summer students after Summer registration opens.
    • Spring term Census Date is the second Friday of the term.
    • Federal Direct PLUS application opens for upcoming Fall term.
    • The Scholarship Officer begins notifying WOU General Scholarship recipients of their awards.
      • Award recipients are notified via student-email and must accept their award(s) by the deadline indicated in the notification.
May
    • May 1st | Admission Office’s Intent to Enroll deadline. Say “Yes!” to WOU now.
      • You are not required to have an official award letter from Financial Aid to declare your intent to enroll.
      • Use My FinAid to track your Financial Aid application status.
    • Degree Partnership Program application deadline for Summer term is three weeks prior to the start of the term.
June
    • Summer disbursements to start the week before Summer term begins.

 

 

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