Admission & Financial Aid > Parents > Role In Admission

Important Coe Dates:

Campus Visit Days
October 14, 2013
November 9, 2013

Individual Visits
Select Saturday Mornings
See Campus Visit Availability Calendar

Early Action Application Deadline
December 10

Anytime after January 1

Scholars Weekend
February 7-8, 2014

Alternate Scholars Weekend
February 16, 2014

FAFSA Priority Deadline
March 1

Regular Application Deadline
March 1

Admitted Student Weekend
April 4-5, 2014

Enrollment Deposit
May 1

Parent's Role in the Admission Process

The college search can be an overwhelming experience. With so many events at each institution, it is sometimes hard to realize what needs to be done. Worry no more. What follows is an action guideline to make sure your family does not fall behind in the process. We believe parents should be as aware of the college process as their students.



  • Finish college applications. Coe's Early Action deadline is December 10.
  • File the FAFSA as soon after January 1st as possible. Coe's priority filing date is March 1.
  • Research outside scholarship opportunities, both local and national.
  • If applicable, sign up for Coe's Scholarship Competition Day by February 1.
  • Continue visiting colleges.


  • Finish the FAFSA by Coe's priority date of March 1.
  • Compete at Scholars Weekend February 7-8, 2014.
  • Attend Admitted Student Weekend April 4-5, 2014.
  • Make final decision and submit intent to enroll form by May 1st with a $250 deposit.
  • Return financial aid package by May 1.


  • Submit housing forms by June 1.
  • Submit Fall Orientation material by June 22.
  • Submit health forms by August 1.
  • Attend New Student Orientation in August.