Priority Filing Dates

  • January 1, begin filing your FAFSA for the coming school year.
  • February 1, last day your can submit your FAFSA and receive the HOPE Scholarship for Spring.
  • 30 Days after the start of spring semester, Loan disbursement begins. In order for your Stafford Loan(s) to pay to your Lipscomb account, you must be enrolled in, and attending, six hours.
    • Graduate students, your loans will not disburse until you are enrolled and attending your 6th hour of classes.
    • If a credit is created on your account, the Business Office has up to 14 days after the loan pays to issue your refund.
  • March, Lipscomb begins awarding for the next school year.
  • April, exit counseling sessions are available for students who are graduating or leaving school.
  • May 1, enrollment deposit is due. This deposit saves your place in Lipscomb’s incoming class and covers the cost of your new student orientation. If you plan to attend Lipscomb in the fall, we must receive your enrollment deposit by May 1st.  You can submit your deposit online here.  
  • May 1, Fanning - McInteer Scholarship application deadline.
  • Jun 15, FAFSA Verification deadline for priority processing.
  • September 1, last day you can submit your FAFSA and receive the HOPE Scholarship for Fall.
  • 30 days after the start of fall semester, Fall Loan disbursement begins. In order for your Stafford Loan(s) to pay to your Lipscomb account, you must be enrolled in, and attending, six hours.