2020-2021 Financial Aid Disbursement Schedule

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Wondering when you'll receive your financial aid? This page provides estimated disbursement dates for Dallas College for 2020-2021.

Have questions? Contact the Financial Aid Call Center for more information.​

Please note:

  • Financial aid award year dates are July 1, 2020, through July 30, 2021.
  • If you are on financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Suspension, you are not eligible for financial aid.
  • In order to receive eligible funds, your financial aid file must be maintained as completed.

Summer Academic Semester 2020

  • Payment period is May 15, 2020, through Aug. 22, 2020.
  • Tuition could be paid as early as 10 days before your first class start. (View My Class Schedule on eConnect — login required.)

Fall Academic Semester 2020

  • Payment period is Aug. 23, 2020, through Dec. 10, 2020.
  • Tuition could be paid as early as 10 days before your first class start. (View My Class Schedule on eConnect — login required.)

Spring Academic Semester 2021

  • Payment period is Dec. 11, 2020, through May 13, 2021.
  • Tuition could be paid as early as 10 days before your first class start. (View My Class Schedule on eConnect — login required.)

Books and Supplies:

Visit IncludED for more information.

Certification of Attendance

  • The certification date for each semester is when we recalculate fund eligibility based on class attendance. This means you must be certified as attending your credit class(es) by your professors.

Refunds:

  • The refund process begins 10 days after the certification of attendance. You will only receive a refund if you have remaining eligible funds due to you. Visit the academic calendar for certification dates.

Federal Direct Loans:

  • Disbursement occurs upon eligibility.
  • If you are a first-time borrower, your loans are disbursed into your college account 30 days after the semester start.
  • If you are not a first-time borrower, your loans are disbursed into your college account 10 days after the semester start.

Helpful Tips:​

  • Remember, your financial aid file must be completed and maintained as complete to receive eligible funds.
  • Visit your Financial Aid Self Service portal on eConnect to ensure all checklist items are completed (in eConnect, go to the Current Credit Students menu, click on Financial Aid, then click on Financial Aid Checklist - login required).
  • Be sure you have set up your eRefunds account.

Have Questions?