Important Dates

Spring 2023
Financial Aid Important Dates

Bookstore Charging
December 8, 2022 – January 20, 2023 (For classes starting 1/9) 
January 30, 2023 – February 21, 2023 (For classes starting 2/6 and 2/14)
February 24, 2023 – April 5, 2023 (For classes starting 3/7 and 3/30) 
This service is available at campus bookstores if you have money leftover (a credit balance) after tuition and fees are paid. Students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours may charge up to $1000. Students enrolled in less than 6 credit hours may charge up to $500. See the Bookstore web page for more information.

Please Note: To provide course materials for students the HCC Bookstores has an e-commerce website for students to place orders and have their textbooks shipped directly to them. There is no charge for shipping, students will be able to use their financial aid, and third party sponsored scholarships. Visit the Bookstore web page for more information.

PELL Census Date 
January 13, 2023
Pell Grant eligibility is determined by the classes you are registered for on January 13, 2023. Classes added after this date will not increase your eligibility for the term. See Pell Census Date for more information.

Cost of Attendance
January 17, 2023
Financial Aid Awards will be adjusted after the 16 week drop/add period to reflect a student's actual enrollment status for each term. As a reminder, enrollment status determines financial aid eligibility. See Cost of Attendance for more information.

Financial Aid Refunds Begin
February 8, 2023*

First Time Loan Borrower Refunds Begin                                                                                 February 22, 2023**

*These are dates that students will begin receiving their financial aid refunds if all required information was submitted by the priority deadline. Financial aid refunds occur when the amount of financial aid disbursed exceeds the amount of your tuition, fees, and books.
**Per federal regulations, first time loan borrowers cannot receive their first loan disbursements until 30 calendar days after the first day of class.

Fall 2022 
Financial Aid Important Dates

Bookstore Charging
August 1, 2022 – August 25, 2022 (For classes starting 8/15) 
September 5, 2022 – September 25, 2022 (For classes starting 9/13 and 9/20)
October 3, 2022 – October 31, 2022 (For classes starting 10/11 and 10/27) 
This service is available at campus bookstores if you have money leftover (a credit balance) after tuition and fees are paid. Students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours may charge up to $1000. Students enrolled in less than 6 credit hours may charge up to $500. See the Bookstore web page for more information.

Please Note: To provide course materials for students the HCC Bookstores has an e-commerce website for students to place orders and have their textbooks shipped directly to them. There is no charge for shipping, students will be able to use their financial aid, and third party sponsored scholarships. Visit the Bookstore web page for more information.

PELL Census Date 
August 19, 2022
Pell Grant eligibility is determined by the classes you are registered for on August 19, 2022. Classes added after this date will not increase your eligibility for the term. See Pell Census Date for more information.

Cost of Attendance
August 22, 2022
Financial Aid Awards will be adjusted after the 16 week drop/add period to reflect a student's actual enrollment status for each term. As a reminder, enrollment status determines financial aid eligibility. See Cost of Attendance for more information.

Financial Aid Refunds Begin
September 14, 2022*

First Time Loan Borrower Refunds Begin
September 28, 2022**

*These are dates that students will begin receiving their financial aid refunds if all required information was submitted by the priority deadline. Financial aid refunds occur when the amount of financial aid disbursed exceeds the amount of your tuition, fees, and books.
**Per federal regulations, first time loan borrowers cannot receive their first loan disbursements until 30 calendar days after the first day of class.