Deadlines and Priority Dates


Deadline to submit documents to guarantee processing by fee payment:

  • Fall 2020 - August 10, 2020
  • Spring 2021 - January 5, 2021
  • Summer 2021 - April 15, 2021
  • Fall 2021 - TBD once the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar is published

Priority Dates:

Directive dates that provide students the strongest considerations for financial aid funding. The dates provided below are applicable to the approaching Academic Year, i.e., 2021-2022. The priority deadlines dates for the current 2020-2021 Academic Year have expired.

Incoming First - Year College Students (FTIC)

  • January 15 - FAFSA submitted with all outstanding requirements completed*

*For FTIC students, the "Final High School Transcript" requirement will not prevent packaging.

Incoming Transfer Students

  • March 1 - FAFSA submitted with all outstanding requirements completed

Returning UWF Students

  • March 1 - FAFSA submitted with all outstanding requirements completed