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UTAFAO Commitment Statement


HEERF Emergency grant

All HEERF III Emergency Grant funds for the Fall 2021 semester have been awarded. Students will be notified if additional funding becomes available in the future.

Through the Federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriation, better known as HEERF, UTA is providing financial assistance to eligible students facing additional expenses due to COVID-19.

Read our HEERF Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

American Rescue Plan – Child Tax Credit Information

The ‘American Rescue Plan’, which was recently passed by Congress and signed by President Biden, will go into effect July 1, 2021. Per The White House, “the Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan provides the largest child tax credit ever and historic relief to the most working families ever.” You can find more information about the Child Tax Credit on the White House’s website here:

2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

If you are not sure which FAFSA to complete or what information is required, please review the chart below.

Enrollment Period Required FAFSA Required Tax Information
May 19, 2021 - May 11, 2022 2021-2022 FAFSA 2019 Federal Income Tax Information
May 2022 - May 2023

2022-2023 FAFSA (Available Oct. 1, 2021)

2020 Federal Income Tax Information

After completing your FAFSA application, you will be notified via your UTA email account once your FAFSA has been received as well as if any documents are required to complete your financial aid file.

*We will also update your To-Do List in your MyMav Student Homepage with any outstanding items.

Click here to view our helpful step-by-step infographic.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) is available for the FAFSA application.

Important Dates

Scholarship deadline for Fall 2021 Freshmen and Transfers

August 15, 2021: Earliest disbursement date for Fall 2021 semester

August 25, 2021: Fall 2021 semester begins

September 10, 2021: Fall 2021 Census date

October 1, 2021: 2022-2023 FAFSA/TASFA applications are available

   Please complete your 2022-2023 FAFSA application, turn in all requested documents, and be admitted to UTA by January 15, 2022, in order to qualify for maximum grant funding for the 2022-2023 aid year.

   Students who complete applications or are admitted after January 15 will receive a financial aid offer based on available funds at the time the application is completed.

Federal Emergency Grant Reports and Disclosures

CARES Act - Report and Disclosure