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Deadlines & Important Dates

Deadlines for Federal Financial Aid:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Students can submit FAFSA applications until June, 30th of the academic year for which they are applying.  (Example: Students attending Barton during 2023-24 will have until June 30th, 2024 to submit their applications.)  However, Barton must receive FAFSA information before a student's enrollment for the academic year has ended. 

Barton priority deadline for Title IV campus-based funds (FSEOG, FWS) - April 1st prior to the start of the academic year for which you are applying.  

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 Semester (August - December) - July 1
Spring Semester (January - May) - November 1
Summer Semester (June - July) - April 1

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 120 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.

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 Semester (August - December) - December 1
Spring Semester (January - May) - May 1
Summer Semester (June - July) - July 1

Other Important Deadlines:

Kansas Board of Regents State Scholarship Program - May 1 prior to the start of the academic year.
Kansas Board of Regents State Nursing Scholarship - May 1 prior to the start of the academic year.