Important Dates

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  • Admission Timeline

  • Below is a timeline of important dates and information to keep you on track with your admission process. 

    Sept - Dec


    Submit the FAFSA On or After Oct. 1 (domestic students)

    File your 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with Millikin’s school code: 001724. Submitting a FAFSA ensures that you’re considered for all financial aid opportunities, including institutional scholarships and all forms of federal and state aid. Visit our Scholarships & Aid page for more information.

    Wait for a Decision

    Once you've applied and have sent in all of the application requirements, we will begin reviewing your information. The Office of Admission will contact you, whether you've been admitted or not.


    Scholarship Applications open Nov. 1

    You must first be admitted before you can apply for scholarships. Most scholarship deadlines are January 15 (first-year students) and April 1 (transfer students). Students must first be admitted to Millikin before they can apply for scholarships. Scholarship applications are available on your myVIP page.


    Housing Applications open Dec. 1

    All students are required to complete a Housing Application, whether you plan to live on campus or commute from home. Room choices are based on date of submission. Housing applications will be available on your myVIP page. Learn more about campus housing options at

    Estimated award letters begin to be sent

    Your estimated Financial Aid Award provides an initial summary of your federal, state and institutional awards and offers an estimated cost of attendance for the academic year. These letters are sent on a rolling basis beginning in December, based on the date you're admitted to the college and submit a FAFSA. We'll update you when your award is finalized.