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, 2018Fall 2019 Common App application available
September 15, 2018Fall 2019 Eastern online application available
October 1, 2018FAFSA available for 2019-20 award year
January 1, 2019Fall 2019 priority application date for Merit Scholarship consideration
February 1, 2019Fall 2019 deadline for Honors Program application
March 1, 2019Fall 2019 Eastern's priority deadline for FAFSA (for priority consideration of federal grants and loans)
May 1, 2019National Reply Date for first-year admission and financial aid
July 31, 2019Fall 2019 payment deadline

Transfer Students

Priority DatesDescription
October 1, 2018FAFSA available for 2019-20 award year
November 15, 2018Spring 2019 Eastern's priority deadline for FAFSA (for priority consideration of federal grants and loans)
December 31, 2018Spring 2019 payment deadline
March 1, 2019Fall 2019 Eastern's priority deadline for FAFSA (for priority consideration of federal grants and loans)
April 1, 2019Fall 2019 priority application date for Merit Scholarship consideration
Financial Aid Reply Date for Transfer Students2 weeks from award notification
July 31, 2019Fall 2019 payment deadline

Returning Students

Priority DatesDescription
October 1, 2018FAFSA available for 2019-20 award year
March 1, 2019Fall 2019 priority date for Eastern grant aid (completed FAFSA)
Financial Aid Reply Date for Returning Students2 weeks from award notification
July 15, 2019Fall 2019 payment deadline