FAFSA Archive

  • Student Financial Hardship Assistance Available

    Student Financial Hardship Assistance Available

    For students facing one-time or ongoing financial hardship, the Office of Financial Aid may be able to assist. Students with one-time unexpected expenses may apply for an emergency grant through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). This fund was established by the government at the onset of the pandemic to support students with unexpected expenses and exceptional financial need.

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  • MAP Grant Funding Expanded to Qualifying Undocumented and Transgender Students

    MAP Grant Funding Expanded to Qualifying Undocumented and Transgender Students

    The Office of Financial Aid announced a new funding option for Illinois residents who cannot file a FAFSA because of their gender identity or citizenship status.

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  • Complete Your 2020–21 FAFSA

    Complete Your 2020–21 FAFSA

    The FAFSA Fest is here! This Office of Financial Aid initiative will include multiple sessions for students to receive assistance with the 2020-21 FAFSA.

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  • Fat FAFSA Tuesday

    Fat FAFSA Tuesday

    Join the One Stop for a Fat FAFSA Tuesday party on Tuesday, February 17 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) One Stop, Room 106.

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  • 2015-2016 FAFSA

    2015-2016 FAFSA

    The Office of Financial Aid would like to encourage students who have not completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2015-16 academic year to do so at their earliest convenience.

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  • FAFSA Priority Deadline

    FAFSA Priority Deadline

    The 2013-14 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is now available for completion at fafsa.ed.gov. Students eligible for federal aid should complete their application as soon as possible and not later than March 1, 2013.

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  • Prepare for the FAFSA

    Beginning January 1, 2012, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2012-13 academic year will be available.

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