S taying informed and aware of the timeline of your financial aid is very important, and we want to make that easy for you so that you don't miss out on any opportunities! Below is a helpful list of important dates and deadlines broken down by semester for all prospective and current students. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.

Important Dates

 Fall 2021 (dates subject to change)
  • 2021-22 FAFSA now open as of October 1, 2020!
  • FAFSA OPENS OCTOBER 1, 2020: Submit 2021-2022 FAFSA by August 1, 2021(TN State Aid deadline extended to March 15, 2021 and TN Promise FAFSA Application deadline March 15, 2021)
  • Join us for our Drive-In to Your Future Event, November 5, 2020 5-7pm, Tarr Parking Lot #5
  • Complete verification (if required) by August 1, 2021
  • Accept/Reject Aid by August 1, 2021
  • New loan borrowers complete loan paperwork by August 1, 2021
  • Notify Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by August 1, 2021
  • Confirm Registration through E-Confirm process on C-N Connect throughout August 2021
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline August 20, 2021 - except for those who attended summer classes, whose deadline is extended until Monday, August 23, 2021

Spring 2022 (dates subject to change)
  • Submit 2021-2022 FAFSA by December 1, 2021 (school code 003481)
  • Complete verification (if required) by December 13, 2021
  • Accept/reject Aid by January 7, 2022
  • New borrowers complete loan paperwork by January 7, 2022
  • Notify Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by January 7, 2022
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline January 7, 2022
  • Confirm Registration through E-Confirm process on CN Connect by January 11, 2022

Summer 2022 (dates subject to change)
  • Submit 2021-2022 FAFSA by May 2, 2022 (school code 003481)
  • Complete verification (if required) by May 2, 2022
  • Accept/reject aid by May 9, 2022 (or before your summer session begins)
  • New Loan borrowers and TEACH Grant recipients need to complete Loan and/or TEACH paperwork by May 9, 2022
  • Notifiy Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by May 9, 2022
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline is May 9, 2022, or ASAP after Spring grades are in and SAP status is calculated

Fall 2022 (dates subject to change)
  • 2022-23 FAFSA opens October 1, 2021! (school code 003481)
  • Submit FAFSA by August 1, 2022, for financial aid eligibility
    • Submit by February 1, 2022, for TN State Aid deadline (TN Promise and TSAA) and more advanced Aid Notification
  • Complete verification (if required) by August 1, 2022
    • Continuing students must clear verification before aid eligibility can be determined and package can be officially offered
  • Accept/reject aid by August 1, 2022
  • New Loan borrowers and TEACH Grant recipients complete Loan and/or TEACH Grant paperwork by August 1, 2022
  • Notify Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by August 1, 2022
  • Confirm registration through E-Confirm process on C-N Connect or C-N App before fall classes start
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline: August 8, 2022. For students enrolled in summer classes, deadline is extended to August 15, 2022, or ASAP after Summer grades are in and SAP status is calculated

Financial Aid

  1. Applying for Aid
  2. Disclosures
  3. Exit Interview
  4. Financial Aid Forms
  5. Financial Aid Staff
  6. Student Employment
  7. Tuition & Costs
  8. Types of Aid

Contact

Financial Aid Office
1646 Russell Ave.
Jefferson City, TN
865-471-3247
E financialaid@cn.edu

Questions about financial aid?

Simply contact the Financial Aid Staff.  Be sure to file your FAFSA with C-N University Code 003481 so that we may assist you with your educational goals.  We look forward to helping YOU afford a great education!