Important Dates and Deadlines

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October 1

  • Complete the FAFSA or CADAA
  • Get help at a Cash for College workshop in your area

March 2

  • March 2, is the priority financial aid filing deadline for most colleges and universities and the absolute deadline for submission of your Cal Grant application (FAFSA or CADAA + GPA)

After March 2

Colleges accept the FAFSA and CADAA throughout the year. Check with your campus Financial Aid Office for more information.