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Important Dates and Deadlines

We are able to accept FAFSAs and process aid througout the aid year, however, we recommend that you follow the schedule below for priority processing and timely disbursement of funds.


December 1

Complete your FAFSA.
February 1Apply for OU scholarships via CASH.
(Current students only.  Incoming Freshmen apply for scholarships when completing the application for admission.)
March 1Crimson Commitment students MUST file their FAFSA by this date.
June 1Submission of requested information.
You may view your missing documentation at
Be sure to include OU's Federal School Code - 003184

Typical processing time for our office to award your aid, from the time we receive your ISIR information, is approximately 1-2 weeks but can be as much as 8 weeks during peak processing prior to the beginning of classes.  We are unable to process federal aid, and most other forms of aid except for some private loans, after the end of the aid period.