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Admissions deadlines for fall 2022

The table below show deadlines if you want to start in the fall (August 2021).

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

Date Description
Oct. 1 Earliest date to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year. How to apply.
Jan. 1 FAFSA submission deadline for priority awarding of federal student aid
Jan. 1 Deadline to apply without paying the application fee
Jan. 4 Priority admission and scholarship deadline for the Williams Honors College.
Jan. 31 Private and endowed scholarship deadline for new students
April 1 Regular admission and scholarship deadline for the Williams Honors College
April 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for summer and fall semester
May 1 Priority deadline to confirm enrollment
May 15 Freshman housing application submission deadline for priority on-campus housing
June 1 Target date for the completion of the loan process:
Accept loan.
Complete master promissory note.
Complete entrance interview.
Aug. 1 Final admission and confirmation-fee payment deadline
Aug. 22 Fall semester 2022 begins
Oct. 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for spring semester

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

Admission and confirmation fee payment deadline, meaning your application, application fee, transcript and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, and your confirmation fee payment submitted, Dec. 20.


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

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


Semester start dates

2021-22 Academic Year

Fall semester 2021: Monday, Aug. 23

Spring semester 2022: Monday, Jan. 10

Summer semester 2022: Monday, May. 16