Receiving Aid

Receiving Aid

Disbursement is when our office releases accepted financial aid to your student account with the university. To help you understand when your aid may be released based on your program of study, please find your program below. Please keep in mind disbursement dates are estimated and subject to change.

  • Disbursement holds on financial aid prevent aid from being disbursed until they are resolved, please be sure to check your holds in ConnectCarolina if your aid isn’t disbursed on or shortly thereafter the date listed for your program below.
  • After disbursement, if you are eligible for a refund, you will receive it in the method you have set up with the university cashier’s office. To see the timing of when you can expect your refund, check out the cashier’s office important dates.

Estimated Disbursement Dates

Find your program below to see your estimated disbursement date.

SessionEstimated Disbursement Date
Fall 2022August 5, 2022
Spring 2023January 3, 2023
SessionEstimated Disbursement Date
Fall 2022
Graduate Career Programs (Graduate School, Social Work, Public Health, Nursing, Information Library Science, Allied Health, Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Media and Journalism and Graduate School Professional Sciences)
August 5, 2022
Spring 2023
Graduate Career Programs (Graduate School, Social Work, Public Health, Nursing, Information Library Science, Allied Health, Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Media and Journalism and Graduate School Professional Sciences)
January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
MAC On-CampusJuly 6, 2022January 3, 2023
MBA Year 1
On-Campus
August 1, 2022January 3, 2023
MBA Year 2
On-Campus
August 15, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
MAC On-CampusJuly 6, 2022January 3, 2023
MBA Year 1
On-Campus
August 1, 2022January 3, 2023
MBA Year 2
On-Campus
August 15, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
Online MBA Quarter 1July 6, 2022 & September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MBA Quarter 2September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MBA Quarter 3
Spring Only
NoneJanuary 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MBA Quarter 4
Spring Only
NoneMarch 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 1July 6, 2022 & September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 2September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 3
Spring Only
NoneJanuary 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 4
Spring Only
NoneMarch 23, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
Online MBA Quarter 1July 6, 2022 & September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MBA Quarter 2September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MBA Quarter 3
Spring Only
NoneJanuary 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MBA Quarter 4
Spring Only
NoneMarch 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 1July 6, 2022 & September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 2September 26, 2022January 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 3
Spring Only
NoneJanuary 3, 2023 & March 23, 2023
Online MAC Quarter 4
Spring Only
NoneMarch 23, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
Evening Program
First Year
September 26, 2022January 3, 2023
Evening Program Second YearSeptember 26, 2022January 24, 2023
Weekend Program
First Year
NoneJanuary 10, 2023
Weekend Program
Second Year
September 26, 2022February 2, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
Evening Program
First Year
September 26, 2022January 3, 2023
Evening Program Second YearSeptember 26, 2022January 24, 2023
Weekend Program
First Year
NoneJanuary 10, 2023
Weekend Program
Second Year
September 26, 2022February 2, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
MPA@UNCAugust 5, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
MPA@UNCAugust 5, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
MPH@UNCAugust 5, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
MPH@UNCAugust 5, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
School of Dentistry (DDS)July 22, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
School of Dentistry (DDS)July 22, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
School of Law August 15, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
School of Law August 15, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
School of Medicine (MD) Year 1
July 25, 2022January 3, 2023
School of Medicine (MD) Year 2July 25, 2022January 3, 2023
School of Medicine (MD) Year 3July 6, 2022January 3, 2023
School of Medicine (MD) Year 4July 6, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2023 Disbursement Date
School of Medicine (MD) Year 1
July 25, 2022January 3, 2023
School of Medicine (MD) Year 2July 25, 2022January 3, 2023
School of Medicine (MD) Year 3July 6, 2022January 3, 2023
School of Medicine (MD) Year 4July 6, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Fall 2023 Disbursement Date
PY 1July 27, 2022January 3, 2023
PY 2August 24, 2022January 3, 2023
PY 3August 3, 2022January 3, 2023
PY 4July 27, 2022January 3, 2023
ProgramEstimated Fall 2022 Disbursement DateEstimated Fall 2023 Disbursement Date
PY 1July 27, 2022January 3, 2023
PY 2August 24, 2022January 3, 2023
PY 3August 3, 2022January 3, 2023
PY 4July 27, 2022January 3, 2023
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