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Dates and Deadlines

These deadlines apply to the standard academic year. Students enrolled in programs with earlier or later start dates may have other deadlines; it is your responsibility to ask about deadlines specific to your program. See the nuniversity calendar for other deadlines relating to admission, registration, and more.

  • Spring Semester 2017

    Date Events
    October 1, 2016 For new and incoming transfer students for spring 2017: Complete the Admissions process by October 1 in order to be considered for scholarships. Submit FAFSA to Boise State.
    November 1, 2016 Last day to submit needed financial aid documents, along with having an acceptable admission status, in order to ensure aid will be available to pay spring fees before the fee payment deadline.
    Friday December 23 – Monday January 2 University offices are closed for holiday break.
    December 28, 2016 Electronically accept award notification and complete any Financial Aid To Do items (direct loan counseling, master promissory note) by this date to have financial aid available for the earliest disbursement of aid.
    December 28, 2016 Submit direct deposit authorization on my.boisestate for earliest disbursement of spring financial aid to be deposited into your savings/checking account.
    January 1, 2017 Finalize your spring semester class schedule by this date to receive the fullest amount of your spring financial aid. Part-time students may begin to see aid reduced based on level of enrollment prior to the first disbursement of aid.
    January 1 – January 27, 2017 Freeze on Pell Grant and loan increases to existing disbursed aid due to enrollment level requirements for aid.
    January 2, 2017 Anticipated date that Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) review will be completed for all students enrolled during fall 2015. SAP must be reviewed prior to disbursement of spring semester aid.
    January 3, 2017 Earliest date financial aid and scholarships will be applied towards paying spring semester fees. Allow 3-5 business days to receive refunds.
    January 5, 2017 Estimated date first direct deposit or spring financial aid refund checks will be received by students.
    January 5, 2017 Fee payment deadline for students registered for spring semester.
    January 9, 2017 Spring classes begin
    January 23, 2017 11:59 p.m. Spring Financial Aid Census Date – eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits registered on this date. All credits, including internship credits, must be in place by this deadline. Only “financial aid eligible” credits count towards enrollment level, scholarship eligibility, Pell Grant and loan eligibility. Financial aid may be increased or decreased following this date if your enrollment has changed since the first aid disbursement for the semester.
    February 15, 2017 2017-2018 FAFSA Filing Priority Date for all students to be considered for need-based scholarships. Students are strongly encouraged to submit a 2017-2018 FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed because federal financial aid will still be awarded to eligible students.
    February 15, 2017 Scholarship Deadline for the Boise State Scholarship Application for fall 2017 and spring 2018.
    March 1, 2017 Last date to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal without in-progress grades for spring 2016 aid. Between March 1 and April 1, In-Progress Grades for each class must be included in appeals for spring 2016 aid.
    Mid March Notification of Boise State 2016-2017 scholarship results begins.
    April 1, 2017 Deadline to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form, with in-progress grades, for spring 2016 aid.
    April 1, 2017 Last day to submit Special Conditions Form for spring.
    April 15, 2017 Last day to request an additional Direct Loan for spring semester.
    Late April Complete exit counseling session if you are graduating spring semester and have received a Ford Direct Loan at Boise State. You will receive a letter or e-mail with information about what is required.
    May 5, 2017 Last date for spring semester aid to be disbursed until semester grades become official.
    May 5, 2017 Last day of finals.

  • Summer Sessions 2017

    Date Event
    March 15, 2017 Deadline to submit the 2016-2017 FAFSA. If you file after this date, there is no guarantee that your summer financial aid can be processed in time to meet federal regulations.
    March 20, 2017 Earliest date that registered summer students may request summer loans via my.boisestate > Student Center > Finances > Request Summer Loans.
    April 15, 2017 Recommended deadline to finalize summer schedule.
    mid-April Earliest notification of summer financial aid awards.
    Varies Financial aid summer disbursements (receiving aid) : see “receiving aid” on our summer website
    June 7, 2017 11:59 p.m. Summer Census Date: Credits are locked for Pell Grant and budget purposes. All credits must be in place by this deadline to be considered for summer Pell Grant amounts.
    June 19, 2017 New work-study hiring paperwork is needed for continuing work-study employees with a new 2017-2018 award before you continue working on or after July 1.
    Two weeks before classes end or July 15, 2017 Whichever date is earlier: Deadline to request summer loans.

    To-Do Items & SAP Appeals

    Select the row that contains the LAST session you will be attending TO DO documents must be submitted by this date Satisfactory Progress Appeal due by this date
    first 3-week May 18 May 30
    first 7-week, first 5-week June 15 June 11
    second 7-week, 10-week, second 5-week, 14-week July 15 July 15

  • Fall Semester 2017

    Date Event
    October 1, 2016 The first day you may complete a 2017-2018 FAFSA for fall 2017/spring 2018 aid.
    February 15, 2017 2017-18 FAFSA Filing Priority Date for all students to be considered for priority aid and need-based scholarships. Students are strongly encouraged to submit a 2017-2018 FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed to be considered for Direct Loans and Pell Grant.
    February 15, 2017 Scholarship Priority Date for Idaho residents (new freshmen and transfer students.) Last day to have all admissions materials received in the Admissions Office to be considered for 2017-18 automatic scholarships (Dean’s, President’s).   Last date for Boise State students to submit Boise State Scholarship Application.
    Beginning mid-March 2017 Electronic notification to continuing students of 2017-2018 financial aid awards. Watch my.BoiseState > Student Center and BroncoMail for notification.
    May 1, 2017 Deadline for accepting 2017 -2018 Boise State scholarships and priority aid (work-study, Perkins loans) offered on my.BoiseState > Student Center > Accept/Decline Awards screen.
    May 15, 2017 Priority admission date for fall semester for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants. All admissions materials are to be received by the Admissions Office by this date. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space available basis. Students who are ineligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
    June 1, 2017 Last day to submit all requested financial aid documents to be eligible for 2017-18 work-study funding, supplemental grants (SEOG), and Perkins loans. Funding for these programs is limited and available only to priority aid applicants.
    July 1, 2017 First date students may begin earning 2017-2018 work-study funds if enrolled in at least 6 credits for fall semester.
    August 7, 2017 Electronically accept award notification and complete any Financial Aid To Do items (direct loan counseling, master promissory note, Perkins Loan items) by this date to have financial aid available for earliest disbursement of aid.
    August 7, 2017 Submit direct deposit authorization by this date on my.boisestate for earliest disbursement of Fall financial aid to be deposited into your savings/checking account.
    August 7, 2017 Ideal date by which to finalize your fall class schedule to receive the fullest amount of your fall financial aid.  Part-time students may begin to see aid reduced based on the level of enrollment prior to the first disbursement of aid.
     August 11 , 2017 The earliest date that fall semester aid (scholarships, loans, grants) can be applied towards paying fall fees. Check your account at the end of the day today for disbursements. Allow 3-5 business days to receive refunds.
    August 15, 2017 Last date to submit a Scholarship Special Consideration request for fall 2017.
    August 11 – September 9, 2017 Freeze on Pell Grant and loan increases to existing disbursed aid due to enrollment level requirements for aid. Finalize your class schedule early to ensure you have the aid you expect.
    August 17, 2016 Estimated date first direct deposit or refund checks received for excess fall financial aid.
    August 17, 2017 Fee payment deadline for students registered for fall semester.
    August 21, 2017 Fall classes begin
    August 22, 2017 Anticipated date that Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) review will be completed for  students enrolled during Summer 2017. SAP must be reviewed prior to disbursement of Fall semester aid for those with SAP warnings, holds, or academic plans.
    September 1, 2017 11:59 pm Fall Financial Aid Census Date – eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits registered on this date. All credits, including internship credits, must be in place by this deadline. Only “financial aid eligible” credits count towards enrollment level, scholarship eligibility, Pell Grant and loan eligibility. Financial aid may be increased or decreased following this date if your enrollment has changed since the first aid disbursement for the semester.
    October 1, 2017 Deadline to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form without In-Progress Grades for fall semester.
    November 1, 2017 Deadline to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form with In-Progress Grades for fall semester
    November 1, 2017 Last day to submit Special Conditions Form for fall (if you are graduating at the end of fall 2017).
    November 1, 2017 Target deadline to submit documents (verification tax transcripts, etc.) needed to complete your fall 2017 financial aid application for students enrolled fall semester only at Boise State. Documents submitted after this date may be ineligible for student loans, but will still be evaluated for Pell Grant eligibility.
    November 15, 2017 Last day to request an additional Direct Loan for fall semester only.
    Early December, 2017 Complete exit counseling session if you are graduating fall semester and have received a Direct Loan at Boise State. You will receive a letter or email with information about what is required.
    December 12, 2017 Deadline to complete a Master Promissory Note for loans to be released in December. After December 15, fall aid cannot be released until grades are checked and eligibility for fall aid is reevaluated.
    December 15, 2017 Last date for disbursement of fall aid, until semester grades are final.
    December 15, 2016 Last day of finals.