Financial Aid & Scholarships Deadlines & Important Dates

Deadlines for the 2015-2016 School Year

Deadlines for Federal Financial Aid:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  - June 30, 2016

Barton priority deadline for Title IV campus-based funds (FSEOG, FWS) - April 1, 2015

Deadlines for Submitting Required Documents:

Priority Deadlines

If you wish to have Federal Financial Aid in place as a payment method for your courses before they begin, all requested documents must be submitted by the dates below.  If you do not have your FAFSA and all requested verification documents submitted to our office by these dates, we cannot guarantee that your aid will be awarded prior to the start of your courses.

Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016
June 1, 2015 November 1, 2015 April 1, 2016



Final Deadlines

Any document required for the verification or payment of Federal Financial Aid must be submitted to the financial aid office no more than 30 days following the end of your enrollment during an academic year.  If you are enrolled during the summer semester then the final day to submit required documents is the last day of the summer semester.

For the 2014-2015 year those dates are as follows:

Enrollment Ending
December, 11 2014
Enrollment Ending
May 14, 2015
Enrollment Ending
July 31, 2015
January 10, 2015 June 13, 2015 July 31, 2015




Accepting Federal Direct Student Loans:

If you wish to receive Federal Direct Student loans, they must be accepted by the dates below.  Please note that if your courses end prior to the deadlines indicated below, then your student loans must be accepted and all other loan requirements completed prior to the date your courses ended.

For Students Attending During:
Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
December 1, 2014 May 1, 2015 July 1, 2015

Other Important Deadlines:

Barton Bound Academic Scholarship - Admissions Application submitted by May 1, 2015
Kansas Board of Regents State Scholarship Program - May 1, 2015
Kansas Board of Regents State Nursing Scholarship - May 1, 2015