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Early Actiion: Changing Dates and Deadlines for 2019

Changing Dates, Changing Deadlines

Please be aware of the following dates and deadlines for students entering Penn State as first-year students in 2019 (summer or fall admission).

  • August 1, 2018 - Applications for undergraduate admission become available
  • October 1, 2018 – Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available
  • November 1, 2018 Penn State’s NEW Early Action filing deadline for first-year, domestic applicants
  • November 1, 2018 –Schreyer Honors College priority filing date
  • November 30, 2018 – Application priority filing date for students not selecting Early Action
  • December 1, 2018 – FAFSA recommended filing date
  • December 24, 2018 – First-year, domestic Early Action applicants will receive their decision (admit, defer, deny).
  • Mid-February, 2019 – Early awarding of student aid begins for applicants in Early Action.
  • May 1, 2019 – National Decision Day (enrollment deposits are due)!