Key Dates & Deadlines

In order for you to be considered for the federal student aid at VIU, it is very important to complete the FAFSA, VIU Admission Process, and VIU Federal Financial Aid Application process by the deadlines. We encourage you to apply to VIU as soon as possible to avoid any delay in the federal financial aid application process.
***Reminder: You must be accepted through VIU admissions before submitting the VIU Federal Financial Aid Application. You are welcome to submit the FAFSA any time before the deadline, the earlier the better!

Semester Financial Aid Application Deadlines Class Start Date
Fall 2016 (On-Campus) August 15, 2016 August 29, 2016
Fall I 2016 (Online) August 15, 2016 August 29, 2016
Fall II 2016 (Online) October 10, 2016 October 24, 2016
Spring 2017 (On-Campus) December 19, 2016 January 16, 2017
Spring I 2017 (Online) December 19, 2016 January 16, 2017
Spring II 2017 (Online) February 20, 2017 March 6, 2017
Summer I 2017 (On-Campus & Online) April 20, 2017 May 4, 2017
Summer II 2017 (On-Campus & Online) June 15, 2017 June 29, 2017

There are some additional important dates and deadlines that you should be aware of,click Academic Calendar to learn more.