|After January 1, but before April 1||File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at fafsa.gov.|
|Four/six weeks after FAFSA is Filed||If you provided an e-mail address on your FAFSA, you SAR will be sent by email with 3-5 days. If you did not provide an email address, your SAR will be mailed to you within three weeks.|
||The Priority Processing Deadline for Summer I semester.|
|April 1||The Priority Processing Deadline for students to complete the FAFSA and submit all required documents for the Summer II and Fall semester. Priority consideration is given to registered students.|
|June 1||State Deadline for Returning students applying for State Aid (TAG/EOF) for Fall and Spring.|
State Deadline for New Students applying for state aid for Fall and Spring semesters.
Priority Award Processing for New Students for Spring who completed the FAFSA and submitted all required documents by this date. Priority consideration is given to registered students.
||Deadline for submitting missing information to the state and to make a change in college choice to the state for Fall and Spring semesters.|
Deadline for State Aid for the Spring semester.
||Deadline for submitting missing information to the state and to Make a change in college choice to the state for Spring.|
||Last day to file the FAFSA for the academic year.|
To be awarded, you must first have a complete file in the ECC Office of Financial Aid by the Priority Processing Deadlines listed above. Your file is complete when the office has received an Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) from the federal processor and you have submitted all documents as requested by the ECC Office of Financial Aid. If your file is incomplete by the deadline dates, we will continue to process your application, but you must be prepared to pay your registration bill or sign up for the College's Deferred Payment Plan.