Important Dates


Fall 2020 Financial Aid

Full Term   Part of Term I Part of Term II
Aug 17 - Dec 8   Aug 17 - Oct 5 Oct 6 - Nov 30
October 1, 2019 2020-2021 FAFSA available online - www.studentaid.gov
October 1, 2019 October 1, 2019
July 1, 2020 Deadline to complete all financial aid requirements in order to have financial aid funds available by the Fall fee payment deadline of August 6, 2020 July 1, 2020 July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)Priority Deadline for Fall 2020. Appeal decision available August 17, 2020 July 1, 2020 July 1, 2020
August 6, 2020 Deadline to pay Fall 2020 fees before class cancellation Financial aid students whose aid does not cover their entire UTC bill are responsible for either paying the balance or making arrangements for payment (installment payment plan) prior to this date. Students registering after this date, payment is due at the time of registration to avoid a late fee. August 6, 2020 August 6, 2020
August 17, 2020 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)Appeal Deadline for Fall 2020 aid. Appeal decisions available August 21, 2020 after 5:00 PM. August 17, 2020 September 30, 2020
August 14 - August 21, 2020 Mocs Bookstore Charge Available for up to $700 if your total financial aid exceeds your total charges. August 14 - August 21, 2020 August 14 - August 21, 2020
August 17, 2020 First Day of Classes August 17, 2020 October 6, 2020
August 26, 2020 First Refund Checks Available August 26, 2020 October 12, 2020
August 30, 2020 Last day to drop a class before a W (withdrawal) is recorded August 20, 2020 October 9, 2020
August 31, 2020 Financial Aid Hours Locked –Aid paid based on hours enrolled in as of this date August 21, 2020 October 10, 2020
September 7, 2020 Labor Day Holiday - All University Office Closed September 72020 September 72020
Early September 2020 2021-2022 Online Scholarship application available in MyMocsNet Must be fully admitted to the University Early September 2020 Early September 2020
October 1, 2020 2021-2022 FAFSA Opens October 1, 2020 October 1, 2020
October 19, 2020 Last Day for official withdrawal from any class with a "W" September 15, 2020 November 5, 2020
November 1, 2020 Deadline to complete all financial aid requirements in order to have financial aid funds available by Spring 2021 fee payment deadline. November 1, 2020 November 1, 2020
November 1, 2020 Recommended FAFSA filing deadline for 2021-2020 TSAA State Grant consideration. Must have FAFSA expected family contribution (EFC) of 2100 or below. Previous recipients and zero EFC are given first priority. Additional documents may be requested after FAFSA results are received. Check the requirements link in MyMocsNet to see if additional documents are needed. November 1, 2020 November 1, 2020
November 26 - November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday -All University Offices Closed November 26 - November 29, 2020 November 26 - November 29, 2020
November 30, 2020 Classes End - All requested documents must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by this date in order to receive aid for this term. October 5, 2020 November 30, 2020
November 30, 2020 Last day students can accept a student loan for this term.Last day to submit a Financial Aid SAP appeal to receive aid for this term. October 5, 2020 November 30, 2020
December 21-25, 2020 Winter Holiday -All University Offices Closed December 21-252020 December 21-252020

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Scholarship Dates for 2020-2021

Mid Aug UTC Undergraduate Admissions Application is made available. To receive an admission decision, you must submit their online application, application fee, official high school transcript, official college transcripts (if applicable) and ACT/SAT score.
Sept 1 The UTC Online Scholarship Application is available to all admitted students. Students wanting to apply for scholarships (institutional/first-time freshmen or endowed funds administered through our office) must complete a separate online scholarship application. You must be admitted to UTC to access the UTC Online Scholarship Application. As always, please keep in mind that all scholarships are competitive & funds are limited, so APPLY EARLY. Check out our How To Apply link for more information.
Oct 1 The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for the 2020-2021 academic year. To be considered for all other types of Federal and State financial aid at UTC, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Early filing of the FAFSA is strongly encouraged as soon as possible after October 1. For more information, please visit the main Financial Aid & Scholarships home page.

Nov 10-15

 

Scholarship Offers Begin for Fall 2020 First-Time Freshmen. UTC begins making offers to admitted students who also completed the UTC Online Scholarship Application. Award notifications for first-time freshmen scholarships (the Chancellor's, Provost’s, & Mocs Scholarships 1) will be sent by email. Note - Since the Chattanooga YES is dependent on demonstrated financial need, we will not make offers until March/April to allow students time to file the FAFSA & complete any Financial Aid requirements.
Dec 1

Priority Deadline for Current High School Seniors who will be Fall 2020 First-Time Freshmen who wish to be considered for UTC's first-time freshmen renewable scholarships - The Chancellor's, Provost's, Mocs and Chattanooga YES. 2

By this date, students must have a completed UTC Admissions file (application, application fee, high school transcript, and ACT/SAT score) with qualifying scores/GPA.

Dec 15-20

Second Round of Scholarship Offers Begin for First-Time Freshmen Applicants. Award notifications for first-time freshmen scholarships (the Chancellor's, Provost’s, & Mocs Scholarships)will be sent by email.

Jan 10

Deadline to submit UTC Online Scholarship Application to be considered for the renewable, first-time freshmen scholarships (the Chancellor's, Provost’s, & Mocs Scholarships1. Applications submitted after this date will only be considered for other endowed scholarships administered by the UTC Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

May through August Endowed Scholarships awarded. The awarding of endowed funds administered by our office occurs during this time. More information about these scholarships is found by choosing the Search UTC Scholarships link.
June 1 Document deadline for New Transfer Students This is the document deadline for the Transfer Scholarship 3. By this date, new Transfer Students must have a completed UTC Admissions file (application, application fee, all college final transcripts, high school transcript, and ACT/SAT score), THEN must complete/submit the UTC Online Scholarship Application for consideration immediately after receiving notification of acceptance.
July 1 General Scholarship application deadline. New transfer students will be considered for UTC's Transfer Scholarship and endowed scholarship funds. Continuing students and new first-time freshmen who complete the general application will only be considered for endowed scholarship funds.
Mid July Firm Scholarship Offers Begin for New Transfer Applicants. UTC begins making firm offers to admitted transfer students who met the June 1 document deadline & also completed the UTC Online Scholarship Application by July 1. Selected students receive email notification.
1 UTC scholarship funds are limited and the awarding process is competitive. Meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee a student will receive a scholarship. The best way to improve your candidacy is to always submit all required materials as soon as possible.
2 Any first-time freshmen who 1) do not meet this priority deadline or 2) do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Chancellor’s, Provost’s, Mocs, or Chattanooga YES, will be considered for those Endowed scholarship funds administered by the UTC Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee. Awarding of these endowed funds will not begin until May 2020.
3 Any new transfer students who complete the online scholarship application by the July 1 final deadline but who 1) do not meet the June 1 document deadline or 2) do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Transfer Scholarship, will be considered for those Endowed scholarship funds administered by the UTC Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee. Awarding of these endowed funds will not begin until May 2020.

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