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.

ProgramEstimated Disbursement Date
Fall 2021August 11, 2021
Spring 2022January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Disbursement Date
Fall 2021
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 11, 2021
Spring 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)
January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
MAC On-CampusJuly 7, 2021January 4, 2022
MBA Year 1
On-Campus
July 30, 2021January 4, 2022
MBA Year 2
On-Campus
August 13, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
MAC On-CampusJuly 7, 2021January 4, 2022
MBA Year 1
On-Campus
July 30, 2021January 4, 2022
MBA Year 2
On-Campus
August 13, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
Executive MBA: Evening Program
First Year
September 27, 2021January 4, 2022
Executive MBA: Evening Program Second YearSeptember 20, 2021January 24, 2022
Executive MBA: Weekend Program
First Year
NoneFebruary 1, 2022
Executive MBA: Weekend Program
Second Year
September 20, 2021January 24, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
Executive MBA: Evening Program
First Year
September 27, 2021January 4, 2022
Executive MBA: Evening Program Second YearSeptember 20, 2021January 24, 2022
Executive MBA: Weekend Program
First Year
NoneFebruary 1, 2022
Executive MBA: Weekend Program
Second Year
September 20, 2021January 24, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
Online Public AdministrationJuly 23, 2021January 4, 2022
Online Public Administration
September Start
August 27, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
Online Public AdministrationJuly 23, 2021January 4, 2022
Online Public Administration
September Start
August 27, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
Online Public Health
July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
Online Public Health
September Start
August 27, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
Online Public Health
July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
Online Public Health
September Start
August 27, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Dentistry (DDS)July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Dentistry (DDS)July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Law August 16, 2021January 3, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Law August 16, 2021January 3, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Medicine (MD) Year 1
July 26, 2021January 3, 2022
School of Medicine (MD) Year 2July 26, 2021January 3, 2022
School of Medicine (MD) Year 3July 7, 2021January 3, 2022
School of Medicine (MD) Year 4July 7, 2021January 3, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Medicine (MD) Year 1
July 26, 2021January 3, 2022
School of Medicine (MD) Year 2July 26, 2021January 3, 2022
School of Medicine (MD) Year 3July 7, 2021January 3, 2022
School of Medicine (MD) Year 4July 7, 2021January 3, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY1July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY2August 23, 2021January 4, 2022
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY3July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY4July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
ProgramEstimated Fall 2021 Disbursement DateEstimated Spring 2022 Disbursement Date
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY1July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY2August 23, 2021January 4, 2022
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY3July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
School of Pharmacy (PharmD) PY4July 23, 2021January 4, 2022
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