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

Refunds are amounts due to the student after disbursement credits are transmitted and outstanding charges are deducted.

Pell Grant
Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
August 12 and September 9
January 12 and February 10
June 8 and June 22
Direct Loans (unless subject to 30-day delay**)
Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
August 12
January 12
June 8
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 student, first-time borrower there is a 30-day delay in the release of a first loan disbursement.
The refund will be issued after the 30-day delay has passed.

SemesterLoan and Appeal Deadlines
Full-Year, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters April 6, 2017
Fall 2016 only November 10, 2016
Spring 2017 only April 6, 2017
Summer 2017 only June 23, 2017