Important Dates

Undergraduate Students- Fayette Campus

Statewide Locations and Graduate Students


Undergraduate Students- Fayette Campus

January

  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the upcoming academic year opens on the web January 1. Use school code 002453 to have your FAFSA sent to CMU.

March

  • CMU's priority deadline for FAFSA completion is March 15. Certain limited federal aid is available to students with exceptional financial need. Priority is given to those students meeting the criteria and this deadline.
  • Set up myCMU and email accounts as soon as possible, and check your email in-box often for important communications from the Financial Assistance Office.

April

  • Access MO Grant deadline for filing the FAFSA is April 1 (MO residents only).
  • Students should make sure all documentation needed to complete their financial aid file has been submitted, and electronic Financial Aid Eligibility Notices are signed and returned to the Financial Assistance Office. Students are not required to accept all aid offered and should remember that all loans must be repaid.
  • Inform the CMU Financial Assistance Office of any outside scholarships you will be receiving.

May

  • Current students’ last date to request a Stafford and/or PLUS loan is the last day of final examinations.
  • Current students can view their financial aid eligibility for the following academic year on myCMU near the end of May.
  • New and transfers students should request final transcripts are sent to CMU from high school or colleges attended.
  • Inform the CMU Financial Assistance Office of any outside scholarships you will be receiving.

July

  • New, transfer, and current students should make sure all requested information for verification of FAFSA information has been submitted to the Financial Assistance Office.
  • The business office will begin mailing estimated billing statements to the students' home addresses. Payment arrangement needs to be made before August 5.
  • Current students’ last date to request a Stafford and/or PLUS loan is the last day of final examinations of the current summer term.

August

  • Classes Begin.
  • Apply for a work-study position, if desired.

December

  • Current students’ last date to request a FALL TERM ONLY Stafford and/or PLUS loan is the last day of final examinations.

 

Statewide Locations and Graduate Students

January

  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the upcoming academic year opens on the web January 1. Use school code 002453 to have your FAFSA sent to CMU.

March

  • CMU's priority deadline to complete the FAFSA. Certain limited federal aid is available to students with exceptional financial need. Priority is given to those students meeting the criteria and meeting this deadline.

April

  • Access MO Grant deadline for filing the FAFSA is April 1 (MO residents only).
  • Students should make sure all documentation needed to complete their financial aid file has been submitted, and electronic Financial Aid Eligibility Notices are signed and returned to the Financial Assistance Office. Students are not required to accept all aid offered and should remember that all loans must be repaid.

 

Refund Checks - If a student’s financial aid has been processed, enrolled hours are confirmed, and he/she is eligible for a refund, the Business Office will begin issuing refund checks. Refund checks will be mailed to the student's home address on file at CMU. Students can refer to myCMU to see if there is a credit on their account and eligible for a refund. Students will not receive a refund in time to purchase textbooks, but if they have their financial aid completed, may qualify for a textbook voucher through MBSDirect. See the book voucher information page for details.

 
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