Admissions deadlines

Deadlines and important dates

This table show deadlines if you want to start next fall (August). 

Lower on this page are deadlines for spring (January) or summer (June) starts.

Oct. 1 Earliest date to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year. How to apply.
Nov. 1 Early action application deadline.
Early admission deadline for the Williams Honors College.
Dec. 1 FAFSA submission deadline for priority awarding of federal student aid
Feb. 1 Priority application deadline.
Regular admission deadline for the Williams Honors College
March 1 Scholarship consideration deadline.
You will receive automatic consideration for the Akron Guarantee Scholarship and others. So that you may be fully considered, we encourage you to submit standardized test scores (ACT/SAT) and high school transcripts by this date.
April 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for summer and fall semester
May 15 Freshman housing application submission deadline for priority on-campus housing
June 15 Admission application deadline.
June 1 Target date for the completion of the loan process:
Accept loan.
Complete master promissory note.
Complete entrance interview.
July 1 Admission deadline. Deadline to submit your transcript, application fee and other required items to Office of Admissions.
July 15 Confirmation deadline. Deadline to pay the $145 confirmation fee.
Oct. 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for spring semester

Deadlines for students who want to start next spring (January)

Priority application deadline, Nov. 15

Final application & admission deadline, meaning your transcript, application fee and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, Dec. 1

Confirmation fee payment deadline, Dec. 15


Deadlines for students who want to start next summer (June)

Priority application deadline, April 15

Final application & admission deadline, meaning your transcript, application fee and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, May 1

Confirmation fee payment deadline, May 15