Student Support Services

TOP Dates & Deadlines


  • Meet with an advisor to finalize your Fall term schedule
  • Financial Aid set and ready to go
  • Buy Books
  • Be sure to visit campus and locate your classes so you are ready on the first day
  • Classes begin toward the end of the month


  • Look up Application Deadlines for Universities you may want to attend and
  • Look up scholarship application deadlines
  • Check out campus preview days


  • Daylight savings ends
  • Fill out University Application
  • Be on the lookout for winter term registration


  • Final Exams
  • Begin working on scholarships over winter break. You will appreciate having them done before winter term begins.
  • Finish any University Applications over winter break
  • Apply for graduation if you will graduate in the spring or summer
  • There may be specific departmental application deadlines (i.e. Education, Engineering, etc.).


  • Fill out FASFA for next school year as close to the 1st of January as possible. Include all schools you may attend in the next academic year even if you are not sure. Select “will file” when they ask for tax information and edit that section once you have filed your taxes.
  • Winter term begins
  • Begin filling out OSAC scholarships and UCC Foundation scholarships


  • Early Bird deadline for OSAC scholarships
  • W2’s come in the mail. File your taxes and edit your FASFA
  • Spring registration open
  • Double check your transfer timeline


  • OSAC scholarships due March 1st
  • Daylight savings begins
  • Final Exams


  • Spring term begins
  • Begin checking UCC Financial Aid student requirements are in for next academic year
  • Apply for graduation if you haven’t already done so
  • Order Tax Transcript from IRS


  • Write thank you letters to any donors who awarded you a scholarship
  • Double check that your Financial Aid forms for each college are turned in.
  • Check with University admissions and financial aid to see if you are on track to transfer
  • Register for an orientation to the University you will transfer to in the fall
  • Register for Summer and Fall courses


  • Finals
  • Graduation
  • Triple check with Financial Aid that all your documents are in
  • Double check with the University you are admitted, ready to register and financial aid is in order
  • Summer term begins




  • Begin moving if you are transferring in the fall
  • Explore your new campus