Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Funding Processing Dates

Green River College’s Priority Funding Processing Date is March 1st for 2019-2020 academic year.
Green River College’s Priority Funding Processing Date is May 1st for 2020-2021 academic year.
Students meeting this date will be considered for maximum funding for the academic year. Quarterly Priority Funding Processing Dates are listed below.

A student is considered to have met a Priority Funding Processing Date by completing the online FAFSA or WASFA and submitting all required documents, forms and information. Read more about applying for financial aid

Files completed by the Priority Funding Processing Date will qualify to be awarded with the “on-time” award funds. Files completed thereafter are awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis for the remainder of the year. Completed files are put in line to be awarded by monthly cutoff dates.  All completed files in the “on time” group are awarded prior to moving on to award files completed in subsequent months. Funds are not set aside for files requiring corrections or for students not considered in "good academic standing."

Financial aid at Green River College is awarded for the academic year beginning with Fall Quarter and ending Summer Quarter.

2019-2020 Academic Year Priority Funding Processing Date

Priority Funding Processing Date
Fall Quarter 2019 March 1, 2019
Winter Quarter 2020 October 1, 2019
Spring Quarter 2020 January 2, 2020
Summer Quarter 2020 April 1, 2020

2020-2021 Academic Year Priority Funding Processing Date

Priority Funding ProcessingDate
Fall Quarter 2020 May 1, 2020
Winter Quarter 2021 October 15, 2020
Spring Quarter 2021 January 15, 2021
Summer Quarter 2021 April 15, 2021

Missed the Priority Funding Processing Dates?

You can apply for financial aid after these Priority Process Dates. Plan to pay your tuition, fees and books using your own funds. You may be reimbursed if you are later found to be eligible for aid. You have the following options:

  • Pay your tuition, fees, and books on your own.
  • Make payment arrangements by making payments on your tuition and fees, by utilizing Easy Payment Plan (STEP).


Financial aid application 2020-2021 (Fall 2020-Summer 2021) is now open! Apply Now

Tuition Deferment

Winter quarter tuition deferment will be given to files completed by October 1.

Plan to attend winter quarter 2020?

Apply for 2019 -2020 FAFSA/WASFA.  See Applying for Aid

Processing Updates

We are currently processing applications completed in July 2019. (updated on 10/8/19)

Federal School Code

Our Federal School Code is 003780

Immigrant & Refugee Resources

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