Financial Aid

Dates and Deadlines

Planning to begin at Central in 2018-19? Check out the dates below to help you keep everything on track.

Academic Year Calendar


For students applying for 2018-19


March 4–8 Best Decision Ever Week
March 29 Admitted Student Overnight Visit
April 5 Discover Central Visit Day
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
June 12–14 Orientation and Registration for incoming students
By June 1 Complete math and language placement tests
By July 1 Complete the following:

  • Student loan paperwork
  • Send final high school and college transcripts
July 15 Orientation and Registration for incoming students
Aug. 24 Move-in day
Aug. 28 Fall classes begin