Timelines and Priority Deadlines | OCTC

Timelines and Priority Deadlines

Fall Semester

July

Students beginning classes in August should have all financial aid requirements completed by July 1st. Students with incomplete financial aid files and who have not set up a payment plan will be withdrawn from classes on Sunday at midnight before the first day of the semester.

Students are notified of missing information by:

  • OCTC student Email
  • MyPath > Student Self-Service Center > Tasks tile  

Student Self Service Task Tile

  • Text messages

October

Students can complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov starting October 1st each year.

  • OCTC school code (030345)
  • Students must complete a FAFSA each academic year.

Spring Semester

December

Students beginning classes in January should have all financial aid requirements completed by December 1st. Students with incomplete financial aid files and who have not set up a payment plan will be withdrawn from classes on Sunday at midnight before the first day of the semester.

January

OCTC scholarship application opens in January at https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/affording-college/paying-for-college/scholarships.aspx. The deadline to submit an application is April 1st year each. The scholarships will be awarded for the following academic school year.

April 

The OCTC scholarship applications are due April 1st. The application is electronic and can be completed at the link above. The recommendation letter can be emailed to octc.financialaid@kctcs.edu, dropped off in the financial aid office in person, or mailed to

OCTC
OCTC Financial Aid - Scholarships
4800 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Summer Semester

Students beginning classes in May should have all financial aid requirements completed by April 1st. Students with incomplete financial aid files and who have not set up a payment plan will be withdrawn from classes on Sunday at midnight before the first day of the semester.

Fall Semester

July

Students beginning classes in August should have all financial aid requirements completed by July 1st. Students with incomplete financial aid files and who have not set up a payment plan will be withdrawn from classes on Sunday at midnight before the first day of the semester.

Students are notified of missing information by:

  • OCTC student Email
  • MyPath > Student Self-Service Center > Tasks tile  

Student Self Service Tiles - Tasks

  • Text messages