Information for Receiving Financial Aid
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
FSAOutreach YouTube Channel
The FSAOutreach YouTube Channel provides educational information about FSA programs, tools, and resources.
FAFSA® on the Web
Fill out and transmit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. FAFSA® on the Web is fast, easy, more accurate than paper.
Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID
An StudentAid.gov 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 StudentAid.gov 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 (EFC) which is changing to the Student Aid Index (SAI) starting from the 2024–25 academic year, 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?