Important Dates for the Fall2018-Spring2019 Academic Year
Mid Aug – UTC Undergraduate Admissions Application is available
The UTC Undergraduate Admissions Application is now available at http://www.utc.edu/about/admissions.php. To receive an admission decision, you must submit the online application, application fee, official high school transcript, official college transcripts (if applicable) and ACT/SAT score.
Sept 15th – UTC Online Scholarship Application is available to all admitted students
Students wanting to apply for scholarships (institutional/first-time freshmen or endowed funds) must complete a separate online scholarship application. You must be admitted to UTC and have your UTC ID to be eligible to complete 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 2018-2019 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 5-10 – Scholarship Offers Begin for Fall 2018 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 initially be sent by email and subsequent notice by USMail. Note - Since the Chattanooga YES is dependent on demonstrated financial need, we will not make offers until April to allow students/parents time to file the FAFSA & complete any Financial Aid requirements.
Dec 1 – Firm Deadline for Current High School Seniors who will be Fall 2018 First-Time Freshmen
By this date, students must have a completed UTC Admissions file (application, application fee, high school transcript, and ACT/SAT score) with qualifying
Dec 5-15 – 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 1) will initially be sent by email and subsequent notice by USMail.
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.
Early 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 and award offers for the Transfer Scholarship will be visible in the My Award Information link on the MoneyTab in the MyMocsNet.
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 2018.
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 2018.