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State Deadlines AY 19-20


New Jersey Financial Aid Deadlines for Academic Year 2020-21


Renewal Students

Students who have received state financial aid for AY 2019-20 and want to renew their aid for AY 2020-21 are to meet the following deadlines:

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

Submit FAFSA
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Spring 2021 only

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March 1 or 30 days from initial notification

New Students and Non-Renewal Students

All high school seniors, first-time college students and students that did not receive state financial aid in AY 2019-20 are to meet the following deadlines:

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS

Spring 2021 only

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS

March 1 or 30 days from initial notification

New Jersey Dreamers: Effective Academic Year 2020-2021, NJ Dreamers are required to meet the same deadlines as above for Renewal or New Students. In lieu of the FAFSA, however, NJ Dreamers need to complete the NJ Alternative Application for Financial Aid. To access the application now, click here.

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