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Financial Aid: Important Deadlines

Meeting Financial Aid deadlines is vital to ensure that you receive your award in a timely manner and to secure your preferred class schedule. Please make note of the Financial Aid deadlines provided below for each academic year. Students who miss these deadlines must be prepared to pay their own balances.

February 17

Deadline to submit 2017-2018 Armstrong Scholarship Application

March 5

Priority deadline for Summer semester for submitting the FAFSA.

March 15

Priority deadline for Fall semester for submitting the FAFSA.

April 6

Deadline for submitting all supporting documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid for Summer semester.

April 20

Deadline for submitting all supporting documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid for Fall semester.

August 3

Priority deadline for Spring semester for submitting FAFSA.

September 7 

Deadline for submitting all supporting documentation to the Office of Financial Aid for Spring semester.


Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor

Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor at the Armstrong Liberty Center Campus

A Financial Aid Advisor will be available at the Armstrong Liberty Center Campus between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm:

September 12th, 2017

September 26th, 2017

October 10th, 2017

October 24th, 2017

November 14th, 2017

November 28th, 2017

December 12th, 2017

Payment Deadlines

You are a priority to Armstrong and the fee payment deadlines are quickly approaching.  If your balance is not resolved by the posted deadlines, your classes may be dropped for non-payment and you may be assessed a late payment fee.  For questions about your financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. If you anticipate a third party will cover you balance, please contact the Bursar to ensure they have confirmed your third party billing information.  Otherwise, please make a payment via Touch Net to protect your classes from being dropped.  Thank you for resolving your balance as quickly as possible. 

If payment is not made by the fee payment deadline, the student’s courses may be dropped for non-payment and a late payment fee will be charged if courses are reinstated. All payments must be made to the Bursar Office.

Mid-Year Transfers

If you have attended another institution during the academic year, you must provide this information to the Office of Financial Aid in writing. Failure to do so could cause you to be over-awarded financial aid, which could keep you from receiving aid in the future.

Summer Semester

If you are requesting Federal Direct loans, Pell Grant, and/or HOPE/Zell Miller Scholarship for summer, you must complete a Summer Application.

Disbursement Schedules

Disbursements occur if your Financial Aid is complete and once your attendance has been verified. After the first disbursement date, disbursements occur every Wednesday, unless it is a Federal holiday. You should be aware that your registration for classes that begin in the later part of the term also may result in a delay of your financial aid disbursement as attendance cannot be verified until the classes begin. For more information check out the Verification of Attendance page.

Note that you must be half-time in order to receive loan disbursements. For all undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, limited graduate, and provisionally-admitted students, half-time is at least six credit hours. For all regularly-admitted graduate students, half-time is at least three credit hours.  

Disbursement Schedules




Fall 2017 1 & 2 08/30/2017
Fall 2017 3 10/25/2017
Spring 2018 1 & 2 01/24/2018
Spring 2018 3 03/14/2018
Summer 2018 1 & 2 06/13/2018
Summer 2018 3 07/11/2018
Bookstore Credit Information

The Bookstore Credit is available to assist students with the purchase of books. It is a privilege offered by Armstrong for students who have completed all of their Financial Aid requirements by priority deadlines. A Bookstore Credit will be authorized for students who have grant, scholarship, or loan funds that exceed their charges. The maximum Bookstore Credit available is $1000. Please note that if your balance increases after you have spent your Bookstore Credit, you will be held responsible for those funds. There are no Bookstore Credits available during mini-mesters.

Bookstore Credit Schedule



Dates Available

Fall 2017 1,2, & 3 08/04/2017-08/18/2017
Spring 2017 1,2, & 3 12/18/2017-01/12/2018

Click here for step by step instructions to view your book credit.


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