Important Dates to Remember

Important Dates to Remember

For Admissions and Financial Aid

It may be helpful to print this page for future reference. If you have any questions about the stated priority dates, you may contact the Admissions Office at 860-465-5286 or the Financial Aid Office at 860-465-5205.

First-year Students

Priority DatesDescription
August 1, 2015Fall 2016 "Common App" application available
September 15, 2015Fall 2016 Eastern on-line application available
January 1, 2016FAFSA available for 2016-17 award year

Fall 2016 priority date for Merit Scholarship consideration
(completed admission application)
February 1, 2016Fall 2016 deadline for Honors Program application
February 15, 2016Fall 2016 deadline for Governor's Merit Scholarship application and FAFSA
March 1, 2016Fall 2016 priority date for Eastern grant aid (completed FAFSA)
May 1, 2016National Reply Date for first-year admission and financial aid
July 31, 2016Fall 2016 payment deadline

Transfer Students

Priority DatesDescription
November 15, 2015Spring 2016 priority date for Eastern grant aid (completed FAFSA)
December 13, 2015Spring 2016 payment deadline
January 1, 2016FAFSA available for 2016-17 award year
March 1, 2016Fall 2016 priority date for Eastern grant aid (completed FAFSA)
April 1, 2016Fall 2016 priority date for Merit Scholarship consideration
(completed admission application)
Financial Aid Reply Date for Transfer Students2 weeks from award notification
July 31, 2016Fall 2016 payment deadline

Returning Students

Priority DatesDescription
January 1, 2016FAFSA available for 2016-17 award year
March 1, 2016Fall 2016 priority date for Eastern grant aid (completed FAFSA)
Financial Aid Reply Date for Returning Students2 weeks from award notification
July 15, 2016Fall 2016 payment deadline