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, please contact the Admissions Office at 860-465-5286 or the Financial Aid Office at 860-465-5205.

First-year Students

Priority DatesDescription
August 1, 2016Fall 2017 Common App application available
September 15, 2016Fall 2017 Eastern online application available
October 1, 2016FAFSA available for 2017-18 award year
March 1, 2017Fall 2017 Eastern's priority deadline for FAFSA (for priority consideration of federal grants and loans)
January 1, 2017Fall 2017 priority application date for Merit Scholarship consideration
February 1, 2017Fall 2017 deadline for Honors Program application
May 1, 2017National Reply Date for first-year admission and financial aid
July 31, 2017Fall 2017 payment deadline

Transfer Students

Priority DatesDescription
October 1, 2016FAFSA available for 2017-18 award year
November 15, 2016Spring 2017 Eastern's priority deadline for FAFSA (for priority consideration of federal grants and loans)
March 1, 2017Fall 2017 Eastern's priority deadline for FAFSA (for priority consideration of federal grants and loans)
December 13, 2016Spring 2017 payment deadline
April 1, 2017Fall 2017 priority application date for Merit Scholarship consideration
Financial Aid Reply Date for Transfer Students2 weeks from award notification
July 31, 2017Fall 2017 payment deadline

Returning Students

Priority DatesDescription
October 1, 2016FAFSA available for 2017-18 award year
March 1, 2017Fall 2017 priority date for Eastern grant aid (completed FAFSA)
Financial Aid Reply Date for Returning Students2 weeks from award notification
July 15, 2017Fall 2017 payment deadline