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Dates & Deadlines

By applying for financial aid before the Priority Deadline, you'll ensure consideration for maximum aid.

Don't forget: Applying for Financial Aid is a process!

Make sure you meet your deadlines for applications and paperwork.

You should begin the application process at least 6 weeks before the financial aid deadline. Student must apply for aid once every year.

Important Dates

Note: Students must apply for aid every school year. At TCC, the 2017-18 school year ends summer quarter 2018. The 2018-19 school year starts fall quarter 2018.

Which quarter will you start?Financial Aid Priority DeadlineFinancial Aid DeadlineQuarter Begins
Spring 2018 January 25, 2018April 2, 2018
Summer 2018 (the end of the 2017-18 school year) April 5, 2018June 25, 2018
Fall 2018 (the start of the 2018-19 school year)March 15, 2018*

May 24, 2018 (final fall deadline)


September 24, 2018
*some fund are limited and awarded to eligible priority applicants only   
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