January 1: File your renewal FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov, as soon after January 1, as possible. Linfield’s federal school code is 003198.
May: Eligible students will receive an email notification to view their financial aid award on WebAdvisor, if the student’s financial aid file is complete. Check your Linfield email account frequently for communication from the Office of Financial Aid.
July: The Student Accounts Office sends out bills/student account statements for fall semester 2016, as well as instructions on how to “clear your account” on WebAdvisor to be completed by August 15, for fall semester 2016. For spring semester 2017 the Student Accounts Office sends out bills/student account statements at the beginning of January 2017, with instructions on how to "clear your account" on WebAdvisor to be completed by February 1, 2017.
August: The Office of Financial Aid begins disbursing financial aid to eligible students for fall classes that begin on Monday, August 29, 2016. For spring semester 2017, the Office of Financial Aid begins disbursing financial aid in February, to eligible students for spring classes that begin on Monday, February 6, 2017. Please note: Federal Pell Grant funds are not disbursed until after the census date of each semester.
Note: 2017-2018 renewal of financial aid instructions are sent to continuing students via their Linfield email to renew financial aid for the upcoming academic year. Students seeking financial aid are to complete the Linfield Application for Financial Aid (LAFA) on WebAdvisor and prepare to file the renewal FAFSA starting October 1, 2016 with 2015 tax information.