Important Dates and Tuition Information | ECTC

Important Dates and Tuition Information

Fall 2023 financial aid is based on the 2023-2024 FAFSA. Awards are calculated and disbursed using the ECTC academic calendar.

Important Refund Information

The Financial Aid Office cannot guarantee the arrival or disbursement of funds. The dates below represent the earliest date funds can be applied to your account. All dates are tentative and subject to change. Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid at least 3 months prior to the start of the semester.

Disbursements of financial aid may be delayed, reduced and/or cancelled based on recorded student attendance in class. A student must attend class to establish eligibility for pending financial aid offers.

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Fall 2023 Refund Dates

Fall refunds will follow the schedule below. Attendance in each class must be confirmed before disbursement of grants will begin. Classes must be required for your ECTC program plan to be aid eligible.

Classes with a later start date will result in a later disbursement of financial aid.

Refund Term Begin Date
Fall Session starts 8/14/2023 - 10/8/2023 (8 week session) 09/07/2023
Fall Session starts 10/16/2023 - 12/10/2023 (8 week session) 11/02/2023
Fall Session starts 8/14/2023 - 12/10/2023 (16 week session) 09/07/2023


  • Disbursements are determined using the ECTC academic calendar and class schedule.
  • All dates above are tentative and subject to change.

Fall 2023 Bookstore Charge Dates

(First day to charge)
(Last day to charge)
Fall term (session begins 8/14/2023)
Eligible students will be able to charge at the bookstore or online at the campus bookstore.
08/04/2023 08/25/2023
Fall term (session begins 10/16/2023)
Eligible students will be able to charge at the bookstore or online at the campus bookstore.
10/06/2023 10/27/2023


  • Students who do not have enough aid to cover tuition plus books will not be able to charge books.
  • Students who are not meeting SAP will not be able to charge books.
  • Students who are on a SAP Warning status will not be able to charge books until after the SAP review is completed (normally 10-14 days after the end of the prior semester) 

Please Remember: Students who have a completed financial aid file with ECTC, which includes anticipated financial aid amounts sufficient to cover tuition, fees and expected bookstore expenses, may be allowed to charge their books and supplies using the KCTCS/Barnes & Noble bookstore.

Financial Aid Priority Processing Deadline Date

(You must also have applied
for admission to ECTC)
Priority Processing Deadline
Date for Financial Aid file
completion prior to Payment
Due Date
Fall 2023 2023-2024 FAFSA June 15, 2023
Spring 2024 2023-2024 FAFSA November 15, 2023
Summer 2024 2023-2024 FAFSA April 1, 2024

Contact Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Financial Aid Office
RPC 1st Floor Room 105
610 College Street Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701
1-855-746-3282 24/7/365
FAX 270-769-0736