Student Financial Services: Financial Aid 405-208-5211, finaid@okcu.edu; Student Accounts 405-208-5146, studentaccounts@okcu.edu; photo of centennial plaza with gold star and administration buildings

2016 – 2017 Financial Aid Deadlines

January 1, 2016

The 2016–2017 FAFSA Application will be available on-line at fafsa.ed.gov beginning January 1, 2016. Don't forget to list our federal school code (003166) on your FAFSA.


March 1, 2016

File completion deadline for best consideration for campus-based federal funds (Perkins, FSEOG, and federal work-study) and endowed scholarships for 2016–2017 award year. The funding for these programs are limited; students who have complete and accurate files in the Office of Financial Aid by this date are the most likely to receive assistance from these programs.

March 1, 2016

Final OTAG deadline. To be considered for OTAG, you must file your FASFA by March 1. OTAG funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Completion of the FASFA by March 1 DOES NOT guarantee funding for this award, so apply early.

April 8, 2016

Priority deadline for summer school enrollment. To have your financial aid packaged by the start of the summer term, you must have your file completed by this date.

June 3, 2016

Priority deadline for financial aid applications for the 2016–2017 academic year. To have your financial aid packaged by the start of the fall term, you must return all requested documents for your file to the Office of Financial Aid by this date.

Our office will be closed the following days:

The university will be closed on Fridays from May 9 through July 31, 2016

Memorial Day
May 30, 2016

Independence Day
July 4, 2016

Labor Day
September 5, 2016

Thanksgiving
November 23-25, 2016

Christmas Break
December 22, 2016 - January 2, 2017