Texas Tech University

Important Dates

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Summer 2017 Funding Dates

Fall 2017 Funding Dates - Coming Soon

General Financial Aid Timeline


Opens: July 1st

Spring Transfer Students: Submit your Scholarship Application at www.applytexas.org.

Deadline: July 31st

Incoming Fall Community College Transfers: For possible scholarships upgrade review, you must submit updated transcripts by July 31st to Undergraduate Admissions.


Deadline : August 1st

Students with Loans: Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note completed**

Estimated disbursement dates for fall:
August 18th : Undergrad & Graduate Students
August 11th : Law

* Financial aid funds will be electronically applied to each students billing account with SBS on or around this date, if a students financial aid file is complete. For additional billing and refunding information please visit Student Business Services


Opens: October 1

All Students: Complete your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.

Opens: Mid-October

Current Red Raiders: Complete your Scholarship Application


Deadline: November 15th

Spring Transfer Students: Scholarship Application due by at www.applytexas.org.


Priority Deadline: December 1st

Incoming Freshman: Apply for University Scholarships on ApplyTexas.org by December 1st. Consideration after December 1st is limited.
All Students: Complete Enrollment Certification for next academic year, on Raiderlink. Learn How To.


Deadline: January 5th

Incoming Spring Community College Transfers: For possible scholarships upgrade review, updated transcripts must be submitted to Undergraduate Admissions by January 5th.


Deadline: February 1st

Current Red Raiders: Complete your University Scholarship Application by February 1st. 


Deadline: March 1st

Fall Transfer Students: Scholarship Deadline is March 1st
All Students: Report External Scholarships

Deadline: March 15th

All Students: Fall & Summer FAFSA priority deadline*


Deadline: April 15

Incoming Freshmen: For possible scholarship upgrade review, you must submit updated test scores, transcripts, and class rank by April 15th to Undergraduate Admissions.


Deadline: May 1st

Scholarship Recipients: Thank You Letter submission deadline is May 1st to ensure your scholarship funds are processed prior to the start of Fall Classes.


*This is the priority date. FAFSAs received after this date will be processed and awarded based on the availability of funds, but for maximum aid eligibility students should apply by the priority date.

**Completing these requirements by August 1 ensures that loans will disburse on the standard disbursement date for the fall term. Students may complete these requirements at any time.