Financial Aid Important Dates

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Grant and Loan Disbursement Dates (2021-2022)

Financial aid and scholarship funds are disbursed in two payments; the first disbursement will occur at the beginning of the semester and the second disbursement will be made around the mid-point of the semester. Secondary payment dates will follow every week or two weeks to pay students who were not previously ready for payment. Please refer to the schedule below to determine your disbursement dates.

  • Summer 2021

    June 10 – Summer Pell Grant

    June 24 – Final Payment

  • Fall 2021

    Start of Term Dates

    August 12 – 1st major payment date

    August 19 & 26

    September 2 & 9

    September 16 – Fall First Time Borrowers

    September 23 & 30

    Mid-Term Dates

    October 14 - 2nd major payment date

    October 28

    November 4 & 18

    December 2 & 16

  • Spring 2022

    Start of Term Dates

    January 13 – 1st major payment date

    January 20 & 27

    February 3 & 10

    February 17 – Spring First Time Borrowers

    February 24

    March 3

    Mid-Term Dates

    March 17 - 2nd major payment date

    March 31

    April 14 & 28

    May 12

    May 26 – Final Payment of the Academic Year

  • Summer 2022

    June 9 – Summer Pell Grant Payments

    June 30 – Final Payment

    *Summer 2022 pay dates are subject to change based on the Summer 2022 class schedule.


Financial aid is awarded all year round, with the priority deadline of March 2nd for each upcoming academic year. Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis so it's always in the student's best interest to submit their FAFSA or CADAA by March 2nd before the next academic year.

  • Financial Aid

    October 1 - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) & California Dream Act Application (CADAA) available for the current and next academic year

    November 6 - Fall loan app deadline (Learn more about the loan process)

    March 2 - Priority deadline for the FAFSA & CADAA and primary Cal Grant deadline (submit the FAFSA or CADAA to apply) for the next academic year

    March 6 - Last day to submit a loan request (Learn more about the loan process)

    June 30 - Last day to submit verification and supporting documents for the current academic year

    September 2 - Secondary deadline for community college students to be considered for a Community College Competitive Cal Grant Award

  • Scholarship

    The Foundation Scholarship applications can be found by logging into your AwardSpring account. Be sure to check out our scholarship essay tips page for help with your personal statement.

    August 23 - Fall Foundation Scholarship application opens

    October 1 -  Doyle Scholarship application opens (submit the FAFSA or CADAA to apply) and Foundation Scholarship Application closes

    January 20 - SRJC Foundation Scholarship applications available for the next academic year

    January 24 - Spring Foundation Scholarship application opens

    March 2 - Priority deadline for most SRJC Foundation Scholarships

  • Appeals

    Check out our Satisfactory Academic Progress page to learn how to submit a SAP Appeal.

    November 30 - Last day to submit financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Fall

    April 30 - Last day to submit financial aid SAP Appeals for Spring

    July 30 - Last day to submit financial aid SAP Appeals for Summer