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Dates & 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.

Financial Aid & CASH Deadlines

Annual DateDeadline
Oct. 1FAFSA opens for next school year (OU's Federal School Code - 003184)
Oct. 15CASH application opens for current students to apply for OU scholarships
Dec. 1Priority FAFSA deadline (OU's Federal School Code - 003184)
Feb. 1Deadline for current students apply for OU scholarships via CASH
March 1Crimson Commitment students MUST file their FAFSA by this date
June 1Submission of requested information.
You may view your missing documentation at one.ou.edu
July 1Submission of Direct PLUS or private loan applications

Typical processing time for our office to package your aid, from the time we receive your ISIR information, is approximately 10-14 business days but can be as much as eight 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.

Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

Campus/ProgramDisbursement Date
Norman Campus, Law, Liberal StudiesWeek before classes begin
Advanced ProgramsFirst day of course

Bursar Payment Dates

Statements are calculated on the last working day of each month and online statements are available at ONE.ou.edu on the first business day of the month. Monthly payments are due the 25th of each month.
Last day to pay Spring without service charges Feb. 25
Last day to pay Spring without late feeApr. 25
Last day to pay Summer without late feeJuly 25
Last day to pay Fall without service charges Sept. 25
Last day to pay Fall without late feeNov. 25

To view the Office of Admissions & Recruitment scholarship dates and deadlines, click here