Planning to begin at Central in the fall of 2017? Check out the dates below to help you keep everything on track. 

Academic Year Calendar

For students applying for fall 2017

Jan. 15 FAFSA Priority Deadline
Fill out and send FAFSA for priority consideration and quickest return on your financial aid award. Central's FAFSA code: 001850
  Central Academic Scholar Day registration deadline
Jan. 16 Winter Open House
Jan. 28, Feb. 4 Central Scholarship Weekends
Individual auditions or interview times can be arranged. Must be completed before February 4. Register now!
April 2-3 Admitted Student Overnight Visit
For seniors only. Register now!
By May 1 Enrollment deposit due
Let us know of your decision to attend by submitting a $200 nonrefundable enrollment deposit along with a signed copy of your financial aid award. You can also access your financial aid online at
By June 1 Complete the following:
  1. First time student borrowers should complete master promissory note for the Stafford subsidized or unsubsidized federal student loan.
  2. First time student borrowers - complete loan entrance counseling.
  3. Parents: Apply for the parent PLUS loan (part1) and complete master promissory note (step 2).
  4. Parents/Students: If needed, apply for alternative loans. These loans are only to be used as a last resort after all other options (savings, work, etc.) have been exhausted. These loans generally take 4-6 weeks to process.

For students eligible for TEACH grant:

Fill out the agreement to serve and entrance counseling.

June 7, 8, 9 and July 17, 18 Orientation and Registration for incoming students
Sign up now!
August 19
Move-in day!
August 23
Fall classes begin.