Dates and Deadlines

Stay on top of the college admission process by following this simple dates and deadlines guide. If you need help or have questions along the way, give us a call at 1-800-FHU-FHU1 or send us an email at


2016 - 2017 Academic Year

October 2016

  • Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at  A limited number of awards are given on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Attend Maroon & Gold Day on October 10 - Register Now!

November 2016

  • Review Student Aid Report (SAR) and awards package.

  • Attend Maroon & Gold Day on November 11, then stay for Homecoming! - Register Now!

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

  • Finalize and submit applications for outside scholarships.

April 2017

  • Attend Maroon & Gold Day and stay for Makin' Music (our treat!) on April 7 - Register Now!

  • Accept or decline your FHU awards package by the end of April.

  • Work with your Admissions Counselor to set up a registration date.

May 2017

  • Go to your guidance office and request your official final 4-year transcript to be sent to FHU Admissions.

June 2017

  • Congratulations on your High School graduation!

July 2017

  • Have all financial aid/loan paperwork completed by the beginning of July
    (Includes: Entrance Counseling, Master Promissory Notes, Parent PLUS Loan Approvals and any alternative loan certifications). Instructions for this paperwork will be sent to you in your Financial Aid Award Letter/Package; contingent on when the FAFSA is filed.

August 2017

Welcome to Freed-Hardeman University!

  • Welcome Home and Operation Helping Hands

  • Interface and new student orientation

  • First day of the fall semester