Students are encouraged to meet all published deadlines to ensure they receive their funds by the tuition payment deadline each semester. Estimated disbursement dates for various types of financial aid are included in each section.

New Undergraduate Students
Applying For 2014-2015 Aid

February 10, 2014
Submit CSS/PROFILE application to college service and FAFSA application to federal processors. If you miss this deadline, apply as soon as possible after this date.

March 3, 2014
California residents should also apply for Cal Grants by this date.

April 2014
To ensure financial aid for summer enrollment, apply for loans at least 6 weeks before the start of your earliest summer class.

June 2014
Apply for your 2014-2015 Direct Stafford Loan and/or Parent PLUS Loan. For more information, click here.

Receiving Your Funds For 2014-2015

July 2014
Fall 2014 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2014 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

August 15, 2014
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for fall 2014 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

August 20, 2014
Direct deposit of fall 2014 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

August 22, 2014
Your fall 2014 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

August 25, 2014
First day of fall 2014 semester classes.

September, 12 2014
Last day to add or drop class(es) without a grade of "W" for fall 2014 semester.

November 2014
Spring 2015 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

January 2, 2015
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

January 7, 2015
Direct deposit of spring 2015 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

January 9, 2015
Your spring 2015 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

January 12, 2015
First day of spring 2015 semester classes.

January 30, 2015
Last day to add or drop class(es) without a grade of "W" for spring 2015 semester.

Continuing Undergraduate Students
Applying For 2014-2015 Aid

March 3, 2014
Submit FAFSA application to federal processors. If necessary, submit CSS/PROFILE application or NEED ACCESS application.

March 24, 2014
Apply for Summer Work-Study.

April 2014
To ensure financial aid for summer enrollment, apply for loans at least 6 weeks before the start of your earliest summer class.

June 2014
Apply for your 2014-2015 Direct Stafford Loan and/or Parent PLUS Loan. For more information, click here.

Receiving Your Funds for 2014-2015

July 2014
Fall 2014 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2014 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

August 15, 2014
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for fall 2014 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

August 20, 2014
Direct deposit of fall 2014 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

August 22, 2014
Your fall 2014 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

August 25, 2014
First day of fall 2014 semester classes.

September 12, 2014
Last day to add or drop class(es) without a grade of "W" for fall 2014 semester.

November 2014
Spring 2015 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

January 2, 2015
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

January 7, 2015
Direct deposit of spring 2015 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

January 9, 2015
Your spring 2015 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

January 12, 2015
First day of spring 2015 semester classes.

January 30, 2015
Last day to add or drop class(es) without a grade of "W" for spring 2015 semester.

New Graduate Students

Applying For 2014-2015 Aid

May 15, 2014
Submit the FAFSA application to the federal processor and the online Enrollment and Housing Form to the Financial Aid Office.

June 2014
Apply for your 2014-2015 Direct Stafford Loan and/or Graduate PLUS Loan. For more information, click here.

Online Students
Apply as early as eight (8) weeks before the start of your first class or as soon as possible.

Receiving Your Funds for 2014-2015

July 2014
Fall 2014 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2014 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

August 15, 2014
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for fall 2014 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

August 20, 2014
Direct deposit of fall 2014 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

August 22, 2014
Your fall 2014 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

August 25, 2014
First day of fall 2014 semester classes.

September 12, 2014
Last day to add or drop classes in the general USC semester (001 session) without a grade of "W" for fall 2014 semester. If you are in a special session the last day to drop or add coursework and receive a full refund can be found by visiting www.usc.edu/soc. Locate each class and look under the info column for the calendar icon. A date will be listed under "Last day to drop without a mark of 'W' and receive a full refund."

November 2014
Spring 2015 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

January 2, 2015
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

January 7, 2015
Direct deposit of spring 2015 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

January 9, 2015
Your spring 2015 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

January 12, 2015
First day of spring 2015 semester classes.

January 30 , 2015
Last day to add or drop classes in the general USC semester (001 session) without a grade of "W" for spring 2015 semester. If you are in a special session the last day to drop or add coursework and receive a full refund can be found by visiting www.usc.edu/soc. Locate each class and look under the info column for the calendar icon. A date will be listed under "Last day to drop without a mark of 'W' and receive a full refund."

Continuing Graduate Students
Applying For 2014-2015 Aid

March 24, 2014
Apply for Summer Work-Study.

April 2014
To ensure financial aid for summer enrollment, apply for loans at least 6 weeks before the start of your earliest summer class.

May 15, 2014
Submit the FAFSA application to the federal processor and the online Enrollment and Housing Form to the Financial Aid Office.

June 2014
Apply for your 2014-2015 Direct Stafford Loan and/or Graduate PLUS Loan. For more information, click here.

Online Students
Apply as early as eight (8) weeks before the start of your first class or as soon as possible.

Receiving Your Funds for 2014-2015

July 2014
Fall 2014 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the fall 2014 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

August 15, 2014
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for fall 2014 semester

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

August 20, 2014
Direct deposit of fall 2014 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

August 22, 2014
Your fall 2014 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

August 25, 2014
First day of fall 2014 semester classes.

September 12, 2014
Last day to add or drop classes in the general USC semester (001 session) without a grade of "W" for fall 2014 semester. If you are in a special session the last day to drop or add coursework and receive a full refund can be found by visiting www.usc.edu/soc. Locate each class and look under the info column for the calendar icon. A date will be listed under "Last day to drop without a mark of 'W' and receive a full refund."

November 2014
Spring 2015 charges and USC scholarships and grants begin posting to student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: USC Payment Plan.

January 2, 2015
Federal and state financial aid and/or loans funds begin posting to your student billing accounts. You must meet all disbursement requirements and be registered for the spring 2015 semester.

For more information: Federal Stafford, PLUS Loan and Perkins Loan.

January 7, 2015
Direct deposit of spring 2015 financial aid refunds begins for those whose financial aid exceeds their semester charges. Sign up for direct deposit.

January 9, 2015
Your spring 2015 student billing account must be paid in full to avoid late fees and finance charges. Monitor your account: Log in to OASIS or myUSC and select USCe.pay/Current Billing Balance.

January 12, 2015
First day of spring 2015 semester classes.

January 30, 2015
Last day to add or drop classes in the general USC semester (001 session) without a grade of "W" for spring 2015 semester. If you are in a special session the last day to drop or add coursework and receive a full refund can be found by visiting www.usc.edu/soc. Locate each class and look under the info column for the calendar icon. A date will be listed under "Last day to drop without a mark of 'W' and receive a full refund."

 

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