Financial Aid

Summer Financial Assistance

Your maximum financial aid eligibility for an award year is the equivalent of two full time semesters for fall, spring, and summer.
A full time semester is a total or 12 or more credit hours.

PELL:
You may have remaining Pell Grant eligibility for the summer if:

  • You have not attended two full time semesters equaling 24 credit hours or more in fall and spring semester

Financial Aid Eligibility Calculator
Maximum Pell grant eligibility is two full time semesters which is equivalent to 100% per year and inclusive of fall, spring, and summer.

If you have not attended two full time semesters totaling 100% eligibility during the fall and spring, you could have remaining financial aid Pell grant eligibility to apply towards summer classes.

Note: All eligibility standards apply, e.g. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), minimum 6 credit hours for loans.

To calculate your remaining summer eligibility enter your semester hours in the “Enter your semester enrollment”

Credits

Enrollment

12+

Full time

9 to 11

3/4 time

6 to 8

1/2 time

1 to 5

less than 1/2 time

 

Enter your number of credits funded per semester

Fall

Spring

 

  

Summer Eligibility Remaining:  

 

Loans:
You may have remaining Direct Loan eligibility for the summer if:

  • You did not borrow your academic year eligibility in prior semester &
  • Minimum enrollment of 6 credit hours

Maximum yearly loan eligibility:

Dependent Students

  • $3500 Subsidized
  • $4500 Subsidized (Second Year Student)
  • $2000 Unsubsidized

Independent Students

  • $3500 Subsidized
  • $4500 Subsidized (Second Year Student)
  • $6000 Unsubsidized
Tuition Due Date Please make payment (or payment arrangements) on or before Sunday, May 20, 2018 to avoid being dropped from your Fall 2018 class(es)
April 1, 2019 Priority filing date for new and continuing students to submit the 2018 – 2019 FAFSA application and any Financial Aid To Do items on the my.maricopa.edu self-service site. Students who submit all required paperwork by the priority date will have their application reviewed before the tuition due date. Applications received after this date will still be considered for aid, but the student will not receive their award letter until after the start of the semester. Students who file after the priority date should be prepared to use their own funds to pay for their tuition and fees prior to the tuition due date.
May 28, 2019 Summer 5 and 8 week classes begin.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
May 28, 2019 Deadline to electronically accept award notification and complete any Financial Aid To Do items (Direct Loan counseling, Master Promissory Note) to have financial aid available for earliest disbursement (exception is first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients).
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past the below listed dates, students should plan accordingly.
May 29, 2019 Summer Pell Recalculation date. A student must register for all classes by this deadline to be considered in determining final Pell Grant amount for the semester. Courses also include those recognized through the completion of a consortium agreement. If a student registers for additional courses after this date, additional Pell Grant cannot be awarded. Pell awards for financial aid applications received after this date will be calculated based on the student's enrollment at the time the application is complete.
June 4, 2019 Earliest date that summer semester aid can be applied toward paying summer fees.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
June 6, 2019 Estimated date summer financial aid refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund.
June 13, 2019 Estimated date second disbursement of summer loan financial aid refunds, for students attending the 5 week summer semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
June 13, 2019 Last day to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals for Progress Measurement and Grade Point Average Measurement & Appeals for Maximum Timeframe. Requests submitted after this date will be considered for the following semester.
June 14, 2019 Last day to submit documents (tax returns, verification worksheet, etc.) needed to complete your summer financial aid file.
June 26, 2019 Estimated date second disbursement of summer loan financial aid refunds, for students attending the 8 week summer semester, will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details on how you would like to receive your refund
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.
June 27, 2019

Estimated date first time, first year 30 day delay loan recipients will have the summer semester loan applied toward paying spring fees and refunds will be processed by the college. You will receive notification with details to sign up for how you would like to receive your refund.
NOTE: Students with late starting and/or modular classes may have some (or all) of their grant and/or loan disbursement delayed past this date, students should plan accordingly.

August 1, 2019 Last day of summer semester.