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Important Notices


It's time to complete your Summer Financial Aid Application!

Students who are registered for Summer 2015 classes and are interested in receiving financial aid need to complete a Summer Financial Aid Application.  Click here for the application.  Financial Aid is limited, so be sure to apply once you are enrolled.  

As a reminder, if you haven’t filed the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and you would like to be considered for financial aid, there’s still time.



Click here to visit the FAFSA site and file now.

Apply by Saturday, February 21, 2015 to meet the State of Illinois MAP Award deadline. You are not eligible for a MAP Award if you do not file a FAFSA.

Our Federal School Code is 001674.

Apply Now for 2015-2016 Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships encourages all students to apply early for financial aid and scholarships.  To ensure full consideration for aid, submit your FAFSA and search for scholarships using the links above as soon as possible after January 1 of each year.  If you need more information on how to apply, please visit the links below:

2015-2016 FAFSA and the IRS Data Retrieval Option

The IRS Data Retrieval will be available on the FAFSA beginning February 2. Find out how to make a correction to your 2015-2016 FAFSA using the data retrieval option.  Step-by-step instructions are listed here.

Helpful Videos from Federal Student Aid

To find out how to complete various processes for financial aid, watch a YouTube video here

NEW Financial Aid Brochure

Follow this link to the most current financial aid brochure (PDF).

Student/Parent Loan Interest Rates

Interest rates for the 2013-2014 academic year are listed here (PDF).