Dates & Deadlines

For Freshmen

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Date Deadline

October 1, 2018

First day to file the FAFSA. If you're applying for financial aid at Cal Lutheran, this is the only form we require in order to award need-based aid for U.S. citizens or permanent residents

November 1, 2018

Early Action Admission Deadline for Fall 2019 and Presidential Scholarship consideration

Deadline for applicants for the Spring 2019 Semester

January 1, 2019

Regular Decision Application Deadline for Fall 2019

January 15, 2019

Early Action Notification Mailed

Late February

Financial aid awards start going to all admitted Early Action students who filed the FAFSA

March 1, 2019

Priority FAFSA deadline

March 2, 2019

Cal Grant deadline for California residents; Be sure to file the FAFSA and the GPA Verification Form

April 1, 2019

Regular Decision Notification Mailed

Financial aid awards start going out to all admitted students who filed the FAFSA

May 1, 2019

National Reply Date: all freshman applicants admitted for Fall 2019 should pay the $450 enrollment deposit to reserve their spot in the class. Students planning to live on campus should submit the housing application and deposit as soon as possible to guarantee their first choice residence hall.