Financial Aid Timeline

Office of Medical Student Financial Aid Timeline

(Download .pdf version of timeline here.)

 

February (3rd Saturday)

  • ULSOM Pre-Orientation for admitted students

April - May

  • Tuition and Cost of Attendance set

June

  • Financial Aid notification (FAN) is emailed to student.
  • Accept, decline and reduce aid.
  • All new student borrowers sign Master Promissory Notes (MPN) for loans.  https://studentaid.gov/mpn/
    • One for Unsubsidized loans and there is a separate for the Grad PLUS (if using)
  • All new student borrowers complete online Entrance Counseling.  https://studentaid.gov/entrance-counseling/

July

  • Bursar's Office - Fall semester billing
  • Orientation / Financial Aid Presentation
  • All new UofL students must set up refund preferences on ULink to receive residual funds when received.

August

  • MS1 and MS2 start classes

October - December

  • Review the Financial Literacy 101 section on the School of Medicine Financial Aid website. These resources are provided by the AAMC F.I.R.S.T. (Financial Information, Resources, Services & Tools).
  • Late November - Bursar's Office - Spring Semester billing (current students)
  • THE FAFSA OPENS ON OCTOBER 1ST
  • To apply for federal student aid (complete the FAFSA), you must first apply for a U.S. Department of Education FSA ID (if you have not yet done so) at https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm.
  • File the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa after October 1st - using "prior-prior" year income information. If you filed taxes electronically with the IRS, use the IRS Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA.
  • Parent information is not required on your form.
  • Be sure you list University of Louisville's school code 001999 on your FAFSA as a college choice.