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

January 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.

  • Complete the online On-campus Housing Preference Form. Housing assignments for new students are made in May prior to your August registration.

February 2016

March 2016

  • Review Student Aid Report (SAR) and awards package

  • Finalize and submit applications for outside scholarships

April 2016

  • Attend Maroon & Gold Day and stay for Makin' Music (our treat!) on April 8 - Register Now

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

May 2016

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

June 2016

  • Congratulations on your High School graduation!

July 2016

  • Have all financial aid/loan paperwork completed by the end 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 2016

Welcome to Freed-Hardeman University!

  • Welcome Home and Operation Helping Hands

  • Interface; new student orientation

  • First day of the fall semester