Student Financial Aid - Carnegie Mellon University

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Financial aid timeline & process for 2016-2017

CURRENT CMU STUDENTS: The timeline and process for applying for 2016-2017 financial aid is now available. The preferred deadline was April 15, 2016; however, students may still apply after this date. 

PROSPECTIVE/INCOMING STUDENTS: The financial aid information and process instructions on this website are for upperclass students only. If you're a prospective undergraduate student, please visit the Office of Admission's financial aid website


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Loan Disbursement Dates

Loan Term Dates Disbursement Dates
2015-2016 Academic Year 8/31/15 - 5/10/16 8/24/15 - 1/4/16
2015 Fall Semester 8/31/15 - 12/21/15 8/24/15
2016 Spring Semester 1/11/16 - 5/10/16 1/4/16