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U T A F A O Commitment Statement


Coronavirus (COVID-19) update(s)

Department Closures

Due to the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our office is closed to the public until further notice. We will have team members working remotely, helping to answer student inquiries both via phone and email from 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday – Friday.

For financial aid related inquiries, email us at or call 817-272-3561.

For scholarship related inquiries, email us at or call 817-272-2197.


Through the federal CARES Act, UTA can provide financial assistance to eligible students facing additional expenses due to COVID-19. Read the FAQs and learn how to apply.

CARES Act - Report and Disclosure

temporary dropbox

During these challenging times and in accordance with social distancing, UTA is providing a secured drop box for your convenience and safety. The secured drop box for UTA Financial Aid related documents is located at the Davis Hall basement level entrance (parking lot side). Please place your documents in a sealed envelope clearly labeled for proper handling.

Thinking About Switching To Pass/Fail Grades?

Here are some things to consider: UTAFAO Pass/Fail Info 

2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The 2020-2021 FAFSA became available on October 1, 2019. 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 18, 2020 - May 15, 2021 2020-2021 FAFSA 2018 Federal Income Tax Information
May 13, 2019 - May 15, 2020 2019-2020 FAFSA 2017 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 2020 Freshmen and Transfers

May 29, 2020: Earliest disbursement date for Summer 2020 semester

June 8, 2020: Summer 1 session begins

July 13, 2020: Summer 2 session begins

August 16, 2020: Earliest disbursement date for Fall 2020 semester

August 26, 2020: Fall 2020 semester begins

October 1, 2020: 2021-2022 FAFSA Application becomes available

January 9, 2021: Earliest disbursement date for Spring 2021 semester

January 19, 2021: Spring 2021 semester begins

   Please complete your 2020-2021 FAFSA application, turn in all requested documents, and be admitted to UTA by January 15, 2020, in order to qualify for maximum grant funding for the 2020-2021 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.