Financial Aid Calendar - 2007 - 2008
The last day to apply for Financial Aid from BMCC for the 2007-2008 academic year (July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008) is June 1, 2008.
Other important dates are:
Financial Aid Disbursement Schedule
Balance of funds mailed
|Summer 2007||June 25, 2007||Tuesday, July 3, 2007|
|Fall 2007||September 24, 2007||Tuesday, October 2, 2007|
|Winter 2008||January 7, 2008||Tuesday, January 15, 2008|
|Spring 2008||March 31, 2008||Tuesday, April 8, 2008|
Federal Stafford Loan Application Deadlines
|Terms applying for||Deadline to Apply|
|Summer 2007||6 wk class||Summer-Spring||July 20, 2007|
|10 wk class||Summer-Spring||August 17, 2007|
|Fall 2007||Fall-Spring||November 30, 2007|
|Winter 2008||Winter-Spring||March 7, 2008|
|Spring 2008||Spring only||May 30, 2008|
The following is a calendar/checklist for Students:
____ If you and your parents do not have federal PIN's, make sure you apply by going to the Department of Educsation's site at www.pin.ed.gov. Signing your FAFSA on the Web using your PIN's can speed up the processing of your application by approximately two weeks.
____ Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon after January 1 as possible for maximum consideration of all available student aid programs.
____ Complete and return scholarship applications prior to deadline dates.
____ Begin a student financial aid folder for all of your important papers. Include copies of all applications, taxes, and letters you receive.
____ The Student Financial Assistance Office will be sending you a request for information. Complete all required documents and return as soon as possible. If you are selected for verification you will be required to supply copies of Signed Federal Tax Returns and W-2s for both you and your parents.
____ If you are a first-time borrower and will be attending Summer Term, you will be required to attend entrance loan counseling. Contact your Financial Aid Advisor for additional information.
____ If attending Summer term, contact the Student Financial Assistance Office and notify them of your intent to attend Summer term. Summer term is a "lead" term, or the beginning of our academic year. Most students are awarded for Fall, Winter and Spring terms only. You MUST notify our office if you plan to attend Summer term as well.
____ If all paperwork has been completed and submitted to the Student Financial Assistance Office in a timely manner, you can expect to receive your Award Notification during the month of May.
____ If attending Summer term, you funds will not be mailed until July 1. Reminder, you still must adhere to BMCCs last day to pay policy. Contact the Service Center for those dates. Their number is (541) 278-5747.
____ If you have not received your Award Notification, please contact our office.
____ Make sure you have a registration appointment for Fall Term. Contact the Advising and Testing Office at (541) 278-5931 to make or confirm your appointment.
____ Sign up for Student Employment
____ Pre-register for Winter Term.
____ Prepare to complete the FAFSA for next year as soon as possible after January 1st.
____ HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY AND REST UP FOR WINTER TERM.