Your completed FAFSA must be received by May 1 immediately preceding the academic year for:

  1. All renewal applicants
  2. New applicants who plan to enroll in an undergraduate baccalaureate degree program
  3. Those students in college transfer programs at two-year public or junior colleges

For timely processing, submission of the FAFSA by March 1 of the preceding academic year is recommended.

PHEAA Special Programs

PHEAA sponsors a variety of special programs unique to Pennsylvania and available only to Pennsylvania residents. For more details about these programs, visit their website.