Information for Receiving Financial Aid

Second Bachelor's Degree Seeking Students

Financial Aid for Certificate Programs

Graduate Students Conditional Admission

Repeated Courses

Tuition Waiver Exemptions


Student Money Management Center

Visit the Money Management Center for financial literacy topics such as student loans, budgeting, taxes, and more! This is a free resource.


Student Financial Assistance from the U.S. Department of Education

Find everything your need to know about student aid.


FAFSA on the Web

FAFSA Overview Video (StudentAid.gov)

How to Fill Out the FAFSA Video (StudentAid.gov)

Fill out and transmit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA on the Web is fast, easy, more accurate than paper.


Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID

An FSA ID is a username and password that gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and can serve as your legal signature.  If you are a dependent student, a parent will also need to create an FSA ID so that they may provide a parental signature on your FAFSA.


ISAC’s State and Federal Aid Estimator

Financial Aid Estimator that Calculates Expected Family Contribution, Federal Pell Grant award, and State of Illinois Monetary Award Program Grant award


ISAC’s College Zone

ISAC’s financial assistance location service which provides access to a comprehensive database that contains updated information on available federal, state, private and institutional financial aid sources.


Useful Links and Information

What happens with your financial aid when you withdraw

Financial Assistance Student Guide (pdf)

ISAC Award Letter Language

Concurrent Enrollment Agreement (pdf)

Student Loan Code of Conduct

Federal Student Aid Handbook

Consumer Info