Financial Aid Services at College of San Mateo - Disbursement Schedule
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Financial Aid Services
Disbursement Schedule

Financial aid refunds are amounts due to the student after outstanding fees are deducted.

**Please note that you will receive your funds within 15 days after the disbursement date.**

Pell Grant
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Summer 2019
August 10 and September 7
January 10 and February 8
June 6 and June 20
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
September 7
February 8
Direct Loans (unless subject to 30-day delay**)
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Summer 2019
August 10
January 10
June 6
Some vary request of donor, upon transfer, etc.
On the 15th of the month after time sheet is approved online
Disbursement Adjustments
Reverse disbursements occur when units enrolled decreases

*Regular refunds occur when:
  • Application is completed prior to start of term, including loan requirements
  • Enrolled in the required number of units at least one week prior to start of term
  • Not subject to disqualification
  • Have no holds
**For Direct Loan first-year borrowers, there is a 30-day delay in the release of a first loan disbursement. The 30-day period begins on the first day of the term, not of the loan application or approval date.

SemesterLoan and Appeal Deadlines
Full-Year, Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters April 5, 2018
Fall 2017 only November 9, 2017
Spring 2018 only April 5, 2018
Summer 2018 only June 21, 2018
Full-Year, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters April 4, 2019