2018-2019 Financial Aid Deadlines!

Changes have been made to Financial Aid Processing for the 2018-2019 academic year. We have produced this checklist in order to assist you in planning for the next school year.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: You will NOT be able to register for Fall 2018 classes unless your Financial Aid file is complete, loan applications are submitted and the "Individual Financial Aid Plan" form is submitted.

All forms can be found here.

Task Deadline


File FAFSA form at fafsa.gov. Be sure to file the 18-19 form. Continuing students should file the renewal form. Be sure to use the IRS Data Retrieval tool to transfer your income from the IRS and simplify the process.


October 1 (18-19 form available)


Submit verification forms (if requested).

Due 2 weeks after request.


Contact Financial Aid Office for status of application. You can email financialaid@ccad.edu or call 614-222-3295 to find out what forms are missing and check on application status.


3 weeks after FAFSA is completed


Receive award packet and complete "Budget Planning Worksheet"

December, 2017


Complete "Individual Financial Aid Plan" form This form will be included in your award letter packet. It must be returned to the Financial Aid Office by February 1.

December, 2017


Complete loan applications for Federal Direct loans (included with award letter and also available online).

December, 2017


Deadline to send loan applications and "Individual Financial Aid Plan" form to CCAD. Include federal student loan and parent loan applications (if needed)

February 1, 2018


Apply for Alternative/Private loans (if needed).

February 1, 2018


Enroll in monthly payment plans with Tuition Management Systems (if needed).


April 15, 2018


Complete Extension of Credit form to enroll in CCAD monthly payment plan (if needed) with One Stop Student Services Office


July 15, 2018