April & May 2019 Pre-Enrollment Checklist Items

See details below for:

  • Financial aid: FAFSA & Grad PLUS loan application
  • Accepting your admission
  • Paying your deposit

As Soon As Possible: File FAFSA for Federal Financial Aid

Domestic and Permanent Residents Only

The UChicago Financial Aid Office provides details about completing your FAFSA and other steps you need to follow to apply for federal financial aid. The FAFSA for Autumn 2019 is now available, so we suggest eligible students complete a FAFSA as soon as possible, ideally right after accepting the offer of admission. Read more about your financial aid options.


April 15, 2019: Deposits Due for Early Action and First Round Admits

Early Action and First Round Admits Only

If you were accepted as part of our early action or first round of admissions, you'll need to accept your admission and pay your deposit by April 15.


Mid-May: Deposits Due for Second Round Admits

Second Round Admits Only

If you were accepted during the second round of admissions, you'll need to accept your admission and pay your deposit by mid-May.