OSFA Closing for Thanksgiving
The Office of Student Financial Aid will be closed Thursday - Friday, November 23 - 24 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday, November 27 at 9:00am.
Apply Now for 2018-2019 Financial Aid
Federal School Code: 001775
We encourage all students to apply for financial aid by submitting the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply as soon as possible and no later than November 30, 2017, to be considered for all financial aid programs for Fall 2018, Spring 2019 or Summer 2019. The 2018-2019 application process will use 2016 income and tax data.
Processing of 2018-2019 Financial Aid and Scholarships for Prospective New Freshmen
Students must be admitted to the University of Illinois before financial aid processing begins. We plan to begin sending 2018-2019 Financial Aid Award Letters to new freshmen on February 13, 2018. Students that have been awarded a merit-based scholarship will be notified no later than March 1, 2018.
2018-2019 Children of Veterans (COV) Tuition Waiver
The application for the 2018-2019 COV Tuition Waiver is now available. The COV Award is a four-year tuition waiver at the University of Illinois awarded to natural or legally adopted children of service members. Please see the application form for eligibility requirements and additional details. Our priority deadline for submission is January 2, 2018.
It's Not Too Late to Apply for 2017-2018 Financial Aid
Enrolled students can still apply for financial aid for Fall 2017, Spring 2018 or Summer 2018 by completing the 2017-2018 FAFSA form. The 2017-2018 application process uses 2015 income and tax data. Additional information regarding the Fall 2017 financial aid and billing process is available by reviewing the Fall 2017 Financial Aid Disbursement and Refund Information.