Office of Student Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid
Shifts to Virtual Services

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our students, staff and
community. In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation,
we are currently providing services remotely.

Please continue to read email announcements from the University
and visit covid19.illinois.edu for up-to-date information.

We appreciate your cooperation and support as we navigate
this situation together.

We are available Monday through Friday:
Lobby Hours - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Phone Center Hours - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Call us at 217-333-0100
Email us anytime at finaid@illinois.edu for assistance.

Four years. Free Tuition.

IN-STATE STUDENTS | $67,100 & UNDER FAMILY INCOME | EFFECTIVE FALL 2019

Is your family income more than $67,100? See more options.

Undergraduate students may submit a Special Circumstance Form if their family income has been negatively impacted due to COVID-19.

Undergraduate students may submit a Special Circumstance Form
if their family income has been negatively impacted due to COVID-19.

Undergraduate students may submit a Special Circumstance Form
if their family income has been negatively impacted due to COVID-19.

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Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Aid

Our goal is to assist you and your family in securing the resources necessary to fund your education. Last year, over $905 million in financial aid funds were administered and 67% of students received financial aid.

Apply Now for 2021-2022 Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid encourages all students to apply for financial aid. The 2021-2022 FAFSA is now available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To ensure full consideration for aid, apply online by our recommended date of January 5, 2021, but no later than our preferential date of March 15, 2021.

Students must be admitted to the University of Illinois before financial aid processing begins. We will begin sending 2021-2022 Financial Aid Notifications in Mid – March, 2021. Students that have been awarded a merit-based scholarship should be notified prior to April 1, 2021.

Submit Your FAFSA

Federal School Code: 001775

2021-2022 Children of Veterans (COV) Tuition Waiver

The application for the 2021-2022 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 application form for eligibility requirements and additional details. Our priority date is January 5, 2021.

Apply Now for 2020-2021 Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid encourages all students to apply for financial aid. The 2020-2021 FAFSA is now available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To ensure full consideration for aid, apply online by our recommended date of January 5, 2020, but no later than our preferential date of March 15, 2020.

Submit Your FAFSA

Federal School Code: 001775

Summer 2021 Financial Aid:

In order to be eligible for Summer 2021 financial aid you must have a 2020-2021 FAFSA on file and register for at least six credit hours (undergraduate) or three credit hours (graduate).  Once you have registered for your summer course(s) you must then complete the online Summer Financial Aid Application before the stated deadline. The application becomes available each spring semester when summer registration begins.

Private Outside Scholarships

Please mail all private outside scholarship checks OSFA and be sure to include a Private Outside Scholarship Form. All scholarships checks should be made payable to the University of Illinois and include your full name and University Identification Number (UIN).

Check Your Status

View your current financial aid status, including any new awards.

Check Your Status

Estimate Your Aid

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate the amount of financial aid you’ll receive.

Estimate Your Aid

Find a Job

Search the Virtual Job Board to find a job on campus.

Find a Job