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Here are important financial aid dates and deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year.

October 1, 2019

December 1, 2019

January 15, 2020

January 21, 2020

  • Bethel starts sending financial aid offers for new/prospective students for the upcoming school year.

February 1, 2020

 February 10, 2020

Late-February 2020

  • Bethel starts sending financial aid offers for returning students that have not applied for a departmental scholarship for the upcoming school year.

April 15, 2020

  • Priority deadline for new students to apply for financial aid for the upcoming academic year. (Later applications will be processed, but may receive reduced funding.)

Mid-April 2020

  • Bethel starts sending financial aid offers for returning students that have applied for a departmental scholarship for the upcoming school year.

May 15, 2020

July 1, 2020

  • We recommend all families submit verification materials by July 1, prior to starting the fall term.
  • Begin all loan processes by this date to ensure funds will be received in time for the beginning of fall term.

July 10, 2020

August 1, 2020

August 15, 2020

  • Bill due for fall 2020 semester. Classes begin on Monday, August 31.
  • Enrollment Checklist due.

September 16, 2020

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline for fall semester Minnesota State Grant.
  • The Financial Aid Office begins adjusting aid for students who do not meet eligibility requirements (e.g., enrolled less than full time; and MN State Grant adjustments).

December 4, 2020

  • Last day to request a federal loan for fall 2020 (Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, or PLUS).

December 20, 2020

January 15, 2021

  • Bill due for interim and spring semester.
  • Enrollment Checklist due for spring 2021 semester.

January 27, 2021

  • FAFSA deadline for spring semester Minnesota State Grant.

February 10, 2021

February 15, 2021

  • Bethel begins adjusting aid for spring 2021 for students who do not meet eligibility requirements (e.g., enrolled less than full time; and Minnesota State Grant adjustments).

March 29, 2021

  • Deadline for appeals for reduced income and unusual financial conditions for the 2020-2021 academic year.

April 3, 2021

  • Private loans take at least 30 days to process so if you need a private loan for spring 2021, be sure to apply by this date.

May 7, 2021

  • Last day to request a federal loan for Spring 2021 (Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized, or PLUS).

June 30, 2021