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State Deadlines AY 21-22


New Jersey Financial Aid Deadlines for Academic Year 2021-2022


Renewal Students

Students who have received state financial aid for AY 2020-21 and want to renew their aid for AY 2021-22 are to meet the following deadlines:

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

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

Spring 2022 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 and Non-Renewal Students

All high school seniors, first-time college students and students that did not receive state financial aid in AY 2020-21 are to meet the following deadlines:

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Submit FAFSA
Complete State Record in NJFAMS*

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

Spring 2022 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: Effective Academic Year 2021-2022, 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.

For EOF information and eligibility, please click here


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


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