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State Deadlines AY 17-18


New Jersey Financial Aid Deadlines for Academic Year 2018-19


Renewal Students

Students who have received state financial aid for AY 2017-18 and want to renew their aid for AY 2018-19 are to meet the following deadlines:

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

(State tasks, verification, corrections, reevaluations, adding a college, etc…)

Spring 2019 only

Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

March 1 or 30 days from initial notification

(State tasks, verification, corrections, reevaluations, adding a college, etc…)

New Students

All high school seniors and first-time college students are to meet the following deadlines:

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

(State tasks, verification, corrections, reevaluations, adding a college, etc…)

Spring 2019 only

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

March 1 or 30 days from initial notification

(State tasks, verification, corrections, reevaluations, adding a college, etc…)


New Jersey Dreamers

For AY 2018-19, all NJ Dreamers are considered new students and need to complete the Complete NJ Alternative Application Form for Financial Aid and State Record by the following deadlines:

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Complete NJ Alternative Application Form
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

(State tasks, verification, corrections, reevaluations, adding a college, etc…)

Spring 2019 only

Complete NJ Alternative Application Form
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

March 1 or 30 days from initial notification

(State tasks, verification, corrections, reevaluations, adding a college, etc…)


To be considered for re-evaluation or appeals, click here


*Deadlines are not extended for incomplete or partial information or documents.