Applications will be processed as quickly as possible on a funds available basis. Some programs, particularly grant programs, have limited funds, so the earlier we receive your application and all supporting documents, the greater the chance for you to receive funds from these programs.

Summer           April 1

Fall                  June 1

Spring              November 1

IMPORTANT: Refunds are not processed until all your institutional charges are paid in full (including tuition, fees, and books), and you have a credit balance on your Temple College Student Account. You must check with the Cashier’s Office immediately if you owe other charges such as parking fines, library fines, University Courtyard Apartment rent, loaner computer, departmental charges, Leopard Loans or other agreements to the Temple College Foundation, etc.

Please make sure that (1) your mailing address and telephone number are up-to-date on TConnect and (2) your account information on TouchNet is accurate. Each semester, we have students who did not receive their refund in a timely manner because their information was not current. Don’t let this happen to you!!

Loan borrowers must be at least half-time to receive a refund on the below dates


Refunds for classes that start May 29, 2018

June 21 Grants, certain Scholarships* and Loans**
July 12 Loans** for first-time borrowers

Refunds for classes that start July 9, 2018

July 26 Grants, certain Scholarships* and Loans**
FALL 2018

Refunds for classes that start August 27, 2018

Sept. 28 Grants, certain Scholarships* and Loans**
Oct. 12 Loans** for first-time borrowers
Nov. 2  2nd disbursement of Fall-only Loans**

Refunds for classes that start October 22, 2018

Nov. 16 Grants, certain Scholarships* and Loans**

* TC Foundation Success Scholarships will not be refunded until after the semester ends, if eligible.

** Loan borrowers who are not at least half-time until the second 6-wk or 8-wk classes begin will receive their disbursement at the last scheduled refund date of the semester.

You will be able to purchase books at the bookstore using funds in your financial aid account on TConnect. Any funds left over after tuition/fees and bookstore charges are deducted will be refunded to you.

Summer 2018

1st 6, 8 and 11-week classes August 21, 2018 – September 7, 2018
2nd 6-week classes

October 15, 2018 – October 26, 2018

If you cannot see your award on TConnect by this date, you must make alternative payment arrangements.

  • Summer             May 1
  • Fall                     July 1
  • Spring                December 1

Summer:     May 15

Appeals are generally NOT APPROVED, and students should make other payment arrangements while waiting on the Financial Aid Committee’s decision or risk being dropped from their coursework. Most appeals are denied due to lack of documentation.

  • Fall 2018             August 22, 2018

Spring 2018

1st 8 and 16-week: August 27, 2018
2nd 8-week: October 22, 2018

Students receiving federal aid who withdraw from class before this date may have to return a portion of their financial aid funds.

Spring 2018

  • 1st 8-week courses – September 27, 2018
  • 16- week courses – October 30, 2018
  • 2nd 8-week courses – November 20, 2018

In order for funds to be available by the end of the semester, loans request forms must be submitted by the dates below. If a student is in a 6 or 8 week class that ends before this date, the last date that student may submit a loan request form would be the end date of their class.

Spring:         April 15

Summer:      July 15

Fall:              November 10

* Dates are subject to change. Please check the website periodically for the latest changes or updates.

Verification Deadlines

If an application is selected for verification, Temple College will email a letter to the student requesting any required documents, including verification requirements. These must be returned before the end of the enrollment period for which financial aid is requested. If errors are detected as a result of verification, we will correct the students application electronically. The student’s award will be based on the corrected data.