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Financial Aid Disbursement Priority Deadline

In order to be included in the first disbursement of Federal Student Aid for the semester, OTC must have a valid FAFSA result* and all required documentation received in the Financial Aid Office by the date below.

Semester              Disbursement Priority Deadline

Fall 2016                July 1, 2016

Spring 2017          November 1, 2016

Summer 2017      May 1, 2017

2016-2017 FAFSA Deadlines

OTC must have a valid FAFSA result* on file by the student’s last day of enrollment for the 2016-2017 award year or September 23, 2017, whichever is earlier, in order to be considered for Federal Financial Aid.

June 30, 2017:  deadline date for receipt of the 2016-2017 FAFSA by the Department’s Central Processing System.

September 9, 2017:  The deadline date for the receipt of a signature page (if required), correction, notice of change of address or school, or request for a duplicate Student Aid Report (SAR).

2016-2017 Financial Aid File Deadline

Verification documents must be received at OTC no later than 120 days after the student’s last date of enrollment for the 2016-2017 award year or September 23, 2017, whichever is earlier.

September 9, 2017:  Last day to submit documents needed to determine financial aid eligibility.

Direct Student Loan Deadline

Semester              Student Loan Deadline

Fall 2016              December 1, 2016

Spring 2017         May 1, 2017

Summer 2017      July 15, 2017

Find out the requirements for a student loan at How to Apply for a Student Loan.

Financial Aid Appeals

Semester                  Appeal Deadlines

Fall 2016                  December 1, 2016

Spring 2017             May 1, 2017

Summer 2017         July 1, 2017

Click on the link below in order to be directed to the appeal process you need to complete:

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal

Selective Service Appeal

Enrollment History Appeal

High School Institutional Scholarship Application Deadline

Semester              High School Scholarship Deadline

Fall 2016               April 1, 2016

Spring 2017          November 1, 2016

You may find a list of scholarships at OTC Institutional Scholarships.

Institutional Scholarship Application Deadline

Semester               Scholarship Application Deadline

Fall 2016                June 1, 2016

Spring 2017           November 1, 2016

You may find a list of scholarships at OTC Institutional Scholarships.

*Valid FAFSA result has an official EFC from the U.S. Department of Education.

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