Your Checklist

First-Year College Student

As a first-year college student you are a high school senior or have attempted fewer than 12 semester college credits since graduating from high school.

Timeline

  • You will know 2-3 weeks after being accepted what merit-based scholarships you are eligible to receive.
  • After you submit the FAFSA, if you are selected for verification, you will be notified by mid-October
    • You will receive an email to your huskers.unl.edu account listing the documents requested to submit
    • These items will also be listed in your “To Do List” in MyRED
  • Your Consolidated Financial Aid Offer Letter will be sent to you through the mail in December. Typically, right before winter break starts.
  • May 1st – the Admissions Enrollment Deposit is Due

Current Undergraduate Student

Timeline

  • October 1st – Next Year’s FAFSA is available to submit.
  • After you submit the FAFSA, if you are selected for verification, you will be notified by mid-October.
    • You will receive an email to your huskers.unl.edu account listing the documents requested to submit.
    • These items will also be listed in your To Do List in MyRED.
    • Mid-November the Scholarship Application for Current Undergraduate Students will be available in MyRED. Due Date February 1st.
  • Your Consolidated Financial Aid Offer Letter will be sent to you via email by mid-February.
    • You can also view your financial aid offers in MyRED.
  • Mid – March Summer Financial Aid Application is available.
  • FAFSA Priority Date is May 1st.
  • Your Summer Consolidated Financial Aid Offer will be sent to you via email by mid- April.
    • You can also view your financial aid offers in MyRED.

Transfer Student

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Timeline

  • After you submit the FAFSA, if you are selected for verification, you will be notified by mid-October.
    • You will receive an email to your huskers.unl.edu account listing the documents requested to submit.
    • These items will also be listed in your To Do List in MyRED.
  • Your Consolidated Financial Aid Offer Letter will be sent to you through the mail in mid-February.

International Student

Check to see if you are eligible for FAFSA Non-US Citizen FAFSA Eligibility

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Graduate Student

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Timeline

  • Your Consolidated Financial Aid Offer Letter will be sent to you through the mail in mid-March.

Military Veteran and Dependents

Timeline

  • You will know 2-3 weeks after being accepted what merit-based scholarships you are eligible to receive.
  • After you submit the FAFSA, if you are selected for verification, you will be notified by mid-October.
    • You will receive an email to your huskers.unl.edu account listing the documents requested to submit
    • These items will also be listed in your “To Do List” in MyRED
  • Your Consolidated Financial Aid Offer Letter will be sent to you through the mail in December. Typically, right before winter break starts.
  • May 1st – the Admissions Enrollment Deposit is Due.
  • For questions regarding VA Educational Benefits timelines, contact the Military & Veteran Success Center. For frequently asked questions regarding VA Educational Benefits visit https://vetsuccess.unl.edu/faq.