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California FAFSA Deadlines

FAFSA State Deadlines for the 2015-16 School Year

Pay attention to the deadlines! There are federal deadlines, and your colleges may also have a deadlines.

California FAFSA Deadlines
Important Information
Federal FAFSA Deadline 2015-16
School Year
Online applications must be submitted by: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Any correction or updates must be submitted by: Saturday, September 24, 2016
State FAFSA Deadline
The California state agencies have set the following guideline(s) for filing the FAFSA.
  • Initial awards (date postmarked) Deadline: Monday, March 02, 2015 by midnight Central time.
  • Additional community college awards (date postmarked) Deadline: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 by midnight Central time.
College FAFSA Deadlines
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deadline information specific to each institution through our College Profile service.
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