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Financial Calendar

Fall 2019 Semester

(Dates in Blue Indicate Importance for New Students)

Audience Date Complete Financial Action by Date Important Info Links and Who to Contact
New & Cont. Students March 31 State of MS Financial Aid: HELP application deadline Anticipated State of MS Awards: Financial Aid
New & Cont. Students July 1 FAFSA & Verification Process Priority Date for Payment Consideration for fall FAFSA & Verification: Financial Aid
Payment Information: Business Services
New & Cont. Students July 1 Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver Application Priority Date for Payment Consideration for fall Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver: Human Resources
New & Cont. Students July 15 Anticipated aid and balance due visible to students in SOAR Anticipated Aid: Financial Aid
Balance Information: Business Services
New Transfer Students Aug 1 Admission & Scholarship Application deadline for incoming fall Transfer Academic and Transfer Designation-Based Scholarships Admissions & Transcripts: Admissions

Scholarship Eligibility: Office of Undergraduate Scholarships
New & Cont. Students Aug 10 Student Responsibility amount due in full or enrollment in 1st payment plan installment due (Students who do not pay their balance in full or enroll in the payment plan by the University deadline at the start of each semester may have their class schedule dropped.) Payment Information: Business Services
New Students Aug 15 Acceptance deadline for fall Transfer Academic & Transfer/Freshman Designation-Based Scholarships  Scholarships: Office of Undergraduate Scholarships
New & Cont. Students  Aug 28 USM Fall 2019 Regular session classes begin   Class Registration: Your Academic Advisor, contact information on SOAR
New & Cont. Students Sept 5 Last day to add/drop classes without academic or financial penalty   Class Registration: Registrar Office

Withdrawals & tuition credits: Business Services
New & Cont. Students  Sept 6  Begin processing Fall 2019 refunds.  Refunds SchedulesBusiness Services
New & Cont. Students Sept 10  2nd payment plan installment due    Payment Information: Business Services
New & Cont. Students Sept 15  State of MS Financial Aid: MTAG & MESG application deadline     Anticipated State of MS Awards: Financial Aid
New & Cont. Students 

Oct 1

GO Scholarship Application, FAFSA and State of Mississippi Financial Aid application is available for upcoming academic year (2020-21: fall 2020, spring 2021 and summer 2021) 

GO System: Office of Undergraduate Scholarships

FAFSA State of MS Awards: Financial Aid

New & Cont. Students  Oct 10 Final payment plan installment due  Payment InformationBusiness Services
New Freshman Students  Dec 1 Admission deadline for incoming fall 2020 freshman scholarship consideration for the upcoming academic year  (2020-21: fall 2020, spring 2021 and summer 2021)  Admissions & Transcripts: Admissions

Scholarship Eligibility: Office of Undergraduate Scholarships
New & Cont. Students  Dec 15 FAFSA Priority Date for Scholarship Consideration (Financial Aid) for the upcoming academic year FAFSA: Financial Aid 

Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid
Kennard-Washington Hall (KWH) 101
118 College Dr. #5101 Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Hattiesburg Campus

Fax 601.266.5769

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Email
financial.aidFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4774

Contact Us

Student Services One Stop
Hardy Hall, First Floor
730 East Beach Blvd. 
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

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Email
OneStop_GPFREEMississippi

Phone
228.214.3370