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Award Information for Early Decision Students

Financial aid decisions for recently admitted Early Decision students will be released at the end of the week of December 18 for students who completed and submitted all of the required financial aid application materials by the December 5 deadline. Review the Early Decision Application Instructions for more information.

Winter Recess

The Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid will be closed during the Winter Recess from December 22 through January 1. Our Office will reopen Tuesday, January 2, at 8:30am and resume normal services and hours. During this time, you will find that many answers to your questions can be found here on our website. Please be sure to visit our FAQ page as well.

2018-19 FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became available beginning October 1. The Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid contacted Illinois residents encouraging them to complete the FAFSA soon to ensure they meet the deadline for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission's (ISAC) MAP Grant, which is part of the consideration criteria for this need-based program.

Application Deadlines

What's due? Date
CSS Profile December 1
FAFSA December 1
Tax Materials December 5
Any Additional Requested Forms December 5
What's due? Date
FAFSA February 15
CSS Profile February 15
Tax Materials March 5
Any Additional Requested Forms March 5
What's due? Date
CSS Profile February 15
Tax Materials February 15
Any Additional Requested Forms March 5
What's due? Date
FAFSA March 15
CSS Profile March 15
Tax Materials April 15
Any Additional Requested Forms March 15
What's due? Date
FAFSA May 1
CSS Profile May 1
University Aid Application (UAPP) May 1
Tax Materials May 1
Any Additional Requested Forms May 1
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