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Spring 2023 Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines

This schedule is tentative and dates are subject to change.

Key dates

  • Full-Spring term: Jan. 11 to May 5
  • First Billing Statement: Dec. 5
  • Early Registration:
  • Late Registration/Reinstatement:
    • Payment Plans: available Jan. 11 to Feb. 8
      • You must have a $0 prior balance.
    • Short-term Loans: available Jan. 11 to Feb. 8
      • You must have a Payment Plan.

Detailed dates and deadline schedules

Full Spring - Jan. 11 to May 5

Dec. 5
  • First billing statements for spring terms are emailed to your mySFA email account. These emails are generated thereafter on a weekly basis.
  • Payment plans become available. You must have a $0 prior balance.
Dec. 15
  • Noon drop for owing past-due balance. Any unpaid past-due balance amounting $200 or more will result in your being dropped from all of your registered courses.
Dec. 16
  • Short-term loans begin. You must have a payment plan. Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship's Loans webpage for more information.
Jan. 4
  • Financial aid posted to student accounts.
Jan. 9
  • First installment for your payment plan is due
    • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
  • Current and past-due amounts due and must be paid through one of the following options:
  • Deadline to enroll in payment plan for early registration.
  • Deadline to apply for a Short-Term Loan for early registration.
Jan. 10
  • Noon drop for nonpayment for all Full Spring classes
  • 5 p.m. deadline to withdraw with 100% refund for Full Spring.
Jan. 11
  • Full Spring begins.
  • Short term loans and repayment plans posted to student accounts.
  • Short-term loans begin for late registration. You must have a payment plan. Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship's Loans webpage for more information.
  • Payment plans begin for late registration. You must have a $0 prior balance.
Jan. 12
Jan. 18
  • Cash advances on credit balances end.
  • Barnes and Noble charges against credit balances end.
Jan. 20
Jan. 25
  • Refunds begin weekly.
Jan. 27
  • 5 p.m. deadline to drop with 100% refund. You must remain enrolled (cannot drop to zero hours) to be eligible for a refund on a dropped course.
Jan. 30
  • Late Add Fee begins. You'll be charged $50 per credit hour and may add classes only upon approval from the course instructor, department chair and the academic dean.
  • Manual drop for nonpayment of current amounts due at noon for all Full Spring classes. To register, add or change classes you must pay current amounts due through one of the following options:
Jan. 31
  • Reinstatement Fee begins. You'll be charged $50 per credit hour if you're re-registering for a course from which you were previously dropped. Full payment must be made for reinstatement.
Feb. 3
  • Second installment for your payment plan is due
    • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
Feb. 8
  • Last day to apply for an exemption or waiver (except the Hazlewood Exemption)
  • 5 p.m. deadline for late adds and reinstatements. You'll be charged $50 per credit hour.
  • Deadline to enroll in payment plan for late registration.
  • Deadline to apply for a Short-Term Loan for late registration.
  • 5 p.m. deadline to withdraw with a partial refund for Full Spring.
March 3
  • Third installment for your payment plan is due
    • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
March 6 to 10
  • Student Business Services is closed for Spring Break.
March 14
  • Full payment of repayment plans and short-term loans due
    • $25 Late payment fee on any balances for repayment plans and short-term loans if not paid by this deadline.
April 3
  • Fourth installment for your payment plan is due before 5 p.m.
    • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
May 5
  • Last day of Full Spring.

 

Spring 1 - Jan. 11 to March 1

Dec. 5
  • First billing statements for spring terms are emailed to your mySFA email account. These emails are generated thereafter on a weekly basis.
  • Payment plans become available. You must have a $0 prior balance.
Dec. 15
  • Noon drop for owing past-due balance. Any unpaid past-due balance amounting $200 or more will result in your being dropped from all of your registered courses.
Dec. 16
  • Short-term loans begin. You must have a $0 prior balance. Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship's Loans webpage for more information.
Jan. 4
  • Financial aid posted to student accounts.
Jan. 9
  • First installment for your payment plan is due
    • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
  • Current and past-due amounts due and must be paid through one of the following options:
  • Deadline to enroll in payment plan for early registration.
  • Deadline to apply for a Short-Term Loan for early registration.
Jan. 10
  • Noon drop for nonpayment for all Spring I classes
  • 5 p.m. deadline to withdraw with 100% refund for Spring I.
Jan. 11
  • Spring I begins.
  • Short term loans and repayment plans posted to student accounts.
  • Short-term loans begin for late registration. You must have a payment plan. Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship's Loans webpage for more information.
  • Payment plans begin for late registration. You must have a $0 prior balance.
Jan. 12
Jan. 17
  • 5 p.m. deadline to drop with 100% refund. You must remain enrolled (cannot drop to zero hours) to be eligible for a refund on a dropped course.
Jan. 18
  • Cash advances on credit balances end.
  • Barnes and Noble charges against credit balances end.
Jan. 19
Jan. 20
Jan. 25
  • Refunds begin weekly.
Jan. 30
  • Late Add Fee begins. You'll be charged $50 per credit hour and may add classes only upon approval from the course instructor, department chair and the academic dean.
  • Manual drop for nonpayment of current amounts due at noon for all Spring I classes. To register, add or change classes you must pay current amounts due through one of the following options:
    • make payment in full
    • enroll in an Installment Payment Plan and make the first installment
    • or apply for a short-term loan.
Jan. 31
  • Reinstatement Fee begins. You'll be charged $50 per credit hour if you're re-registering for a course from which you were previously dropped. Full payment must be made for reinstatement.
Feb. 3
  • Second installment for your payment plan is due
    • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
Feb. 8
  • Last day to apply for an exemption or waiver (except the Hazlewood Exemption)
  • 5 p.m. deadline for late adds and reinstatements. You'll be charged $50 per credit hour.
  • Deadline to enroll in payment plan for late registration.
  • Deadline to apply for a Short-Term Loan for late registration.
    March 1
    • Last day of Spring I.

    Spring II - March 13 to May 5

    Dec. 5
    • First billing statements for spring terms are emailed to your mySFA email account. These emails are generated thereafter on a weekly basis.
    • Payment plans become available. You must have a $0 prior balance.
    Dec. 15
    • Noon drop for owing past-due balance. Any unpaid past-due balance amounting $200 or more will result in your being dropped from all of your registered courses.
    Jan. 4
    • Financial aid posted to student accounts.
    Feb. 8
    March 3
    • Noon drop for nonpayment for all Spring II classes
    • Current amounts due by noon and must be paid through one of the following options:
      • make payment in full
      • or enroll in an Installment Payment Plan and make the first installment.
    • First installment for your second POT payment plan is due by noon
    • Third installment if you're on the Full Spring payment plan is due
      • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
    March 6 to 10
    • Student Business Services is closed for Spring Break.
    March 10
    March 13
    • Spring II begins
    March 14
    • Full payment of repayment plans and short-term loans due
      • $25 Late payment fee on any balances for repayment plans and short-term loans if not paid by this deadline.
    March 16
    • 5 p.m. deadline to drop with 100% refund. You must remain enrolled (cannot drop to zero hours) to be eligible for a refund on a dropped course.
    March 20
    April 3
    • Last installment for your payment plan is due
      • $25 Late Installment Fee charged if installment is not paid by this deadline.
    May 5
    • Last day of Spring II.

     

    Withdrawal refund schedule

    A student officially withdrawing from the university is eligible for a refund of tuition and certain fees according to the following schedules:

    Full Spring - Jan. 11 to May 5

    Withdrawal Date Refund Amount
    On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 10 100%
    On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 18 80%
    On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 25 70%
    On or before 5 p.m. Feb. 1 50%
    On or before 5 p.m. Feb. 8 25%
    After 5 p.m. Feb. 8 0%

    Spring I - Jan. 11 to March 1

    Withdrawal Date Refund Amount
    On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 10 100%
    On or before 5 p.m. Jan.13  80%
    On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 19 50%
    After 5 p.m. Jan. 19 0%

    Spring II - March 13 to May 5

    Withdrawal Date Refund Amount
    On or before 5 p.m. March 10 100%
    On or before 5 p.m. March 15 80%
    On or before 5 p.m. March 20 50%
    After 5 p.m. March 20 0%
    Dropped course refund schedule

    A student dropping one or more classes but remaining enrolled (taking more than zero hours) is eligible for a 100% refund of tuition and certain fees according to the following schedules:

    • Full Spring: On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 27
    • Spring I: On or before 5 p.m. Jan. 17
    • Spring II: On or before 5 p.m. March 16

    Refund dates for withdrawal or dropped courses may be modified at any time without prior notice in order to comply with state and federal guidelines.

     

    Contact

    Student Business Services
    936.468.6960
    Fax: 936.468.7213
    sbs@sfasu.edu
    Staff directory

    Physical Address:
    Austin Building
    Suite 204

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 13053, SFA Station
    Nacogdoches, Texas 75962