Financial Aid Office

Welcome

The Financial Aid Office staff is dedicated to support students and their families with information and resources to financially support their educational goals. Our site will provide you a general overview of financial aid programs and give you guidance in the application process.  We sincerely hope that the information we offer will help you achieve your educational goals at St. Cloud State University.

If you need to contact our office, please feel free to do so via email, phone or in person. If contacting us by phone or email, please provide your StarID in your message which will help us to look up your information more quickly to promptly respond to your question.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Summer Term

May 4, 2015 Summer 2015 drop for non-payment deadline
May 18 Summer classes begin
May 19 Deadline to submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for summer 2015
May 20 PELL CENSUS DATE: Summer Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after May 20th, your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.
May 21 Financial aid applied to student accounts for summer 2015
May 26 Direct deposits for summer 2015 sent to bank (availability varies)
May 27 Disbursement checks mailed to local address on file with the University as of May 20, 2015.
June 8 Payment plan fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balance for summer term 2015
June 30 2014-2015 FAFSA deadline
July 7 Final payment under Payment Plan due. Final due date summer 2015 tuition and fees - all accounts must be paid in full.
July 8 Late fee applied ($30) for accounts with unpaid balances.
August 4 Last day to apply online for a summer term loan
August 5 2:00PM - Deadline to make a paper loan request for a summer loan.

Academic Year - 2015-2016

Fall Semester    
August 3, 2015 Drop for non-payment deadline for Fall 2015  
August 24 Fall 2015 classes begin  
August 29 Fall 2015 Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after August 29, 2015 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.  
August 29 Financial aid applied to student accounts for Fall 2015  
August 31 DEADLINE: To submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for Fall 2015  
September 4 Direct deposit for Fall 2015 sent to bank (availability of funds varies)  
September 5 Disbursement checks for Fall 2015 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current.  
September 14 Payment Plan fee ($30) applied to accounts with unpaid balance for Fall 2015  
September 23 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for Fall 2015  
September 23 DEADLINE: To submit MnSCU consortium agreement for Fall 2015  
November 5 Final payment under Payment Plan due for Fall 2015 tuition and fees. All accounts must be paid in full. Registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.  
November 16 Late fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balances.  
     
Spring Semester    
December 21, 2015 Drop for non-payment deadline for Spring 2015  
January 1, 2016 FAFSA for 2016-2017 available online at www.fafsa.gov  
January 11 Spring 2016 classes begin  
January 15 Spring 2016 Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after January 15, 2016 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.  
January 16 Financial aid applied to student accounts for Spring 2016  
January 18 DEADLINE: To submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for Spring 2016  
January 21 Direct deposit for Spring 2016 sent to bank (availability of funds varies)  
January 22 Disbursement checks for Spring 2016 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current.  
February 2 Payment Plan fee ($30) applied to accounts with unpaid balance for Spring 2016  
February 10 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for spring 2016 (if you have not already filed your 2015-2016 FAFSA)  
February 10 DEADLINE: To submit MnSCU consortium agreement for Spring 2016  
March 10

Final payment under Payment Plan due for F all 2015 tuition and fees. All accounts must be paid in full. Registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.

 
     

Academic Year - 2014-2015

Fall Semester    
August 4, 2014 Drop for non-payment deadline for fall 2014  
August 25 Fall 2014 classes begin  
September 1 DEADLINE: To submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for fall 2014  
September 2 Fall Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after September 2, 2014 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.  
September 3 Financial aid applied to student accounts for fall 2014  
September 9 Direct deposit for fall 2014 sent to bank (availability of funds varies)  
September 11 Disbursement checks for fall 2014 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current.  
September 18 Payment Plan fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balance for fall semester 2014  
September 24 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for fall 2014  
October 8 DEADLINE: To submit MnSCU consortium agreement for fall 2014  
November 5 Final payment under Payment Plan due for fall semester 2014 tuition and fees. All accounts must be paid in full. Registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.  
November 12 Late fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balances.  
     
Spring Semester    
December 22, 2014 Drop for non-payment deadline for spring 2015  
January 1, 2015 FAFSA for 2015-2016 available online at www.fafsa.gov  
January 12 Online application available for Huskies Scholarships  
January 12 Spring 2015 classes begin  
January 19 Deadline to submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for spring 2015  
January 20 Spring Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after January 20, 2015 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on this change in credits.  
January 21 Financial aid applied to accounts for spring 2015  
January 27 Direct deposit for spring 2015 sent to bank (availability of funds varies)  
January 29 Spring disbursement checks for spring 2015 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current.  
February 5 Payment Plan fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balance for spring semester 2015  
February 11 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for spring 2015 (if you have not already filed your 2014-2015 FAFSA)  
February 25 Deadline to submit MnSCU consortium agreement for spring 2015  
March 5 Final payment under Payment Plan due for spring semester 2015 tuition and fees. All accounts must be paid in full. $30 late fee and registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.  
March 12 Late fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balances.  
May 10 FSA ID implementation/replacement of federal PIN  

 

 

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