The FAFSA should be completed as early as possible beginning January 1 for each upcoming aid year. Students are strongly encouraged to file the FAFSA by the University‘s priority deadline of March 1. Incoming students accepted to the University who complete their FAFSA by the March 1st priority deadline will receive notification of their awards by the end of March. Returning students registered for the upcoming semester who complete their FAFSA by the March 1 priority deadline will receive notification of their awards by the end of June. Students applying after March 1st receive aid as funds become available.
FAFSA applications are accepted after the priority deadline.
UMass Lowell FAFSA Priority Deadline is March 1!