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 $872 million in financial aid funds were administered and 72% of students received financial aid.
OSFA Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The Office of Student Financial Aid will be closed January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and will re-open January 22 at 9:00a.m.
Important Spring 2019 Financial Aid Information
Spring 2019 financial aid will begin to be disbursed to your student account on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Refunds from the first disbursement run are expected to be available by Friday, January 11. Additional information regarding the spring 2019 financial aid, scholarship and billing process is available by reviewing the Spring 2019 Financial Aid Disbursement and Refund Information.
Apply Now for 2019-2020 Financial Aid
We encourage all students to apply for financial aid by submitting the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for financial aid programs for Fall 2019, Spring 2020 or Summer 2020. The 2019-2020 application process will use 2017 income and tax data.
Students must be admitted to the University of Illinois before financial aid processing begins. We will begin sending 2019-2020 Financial Aid Award Letters in February 2019. Students that have been awarded a merit-based scholarship should be notified prior to April 1, 2019.
Federal School Code: 001775
2019-2020 Children of Veterans (COV) Tuition Waiver
The application for the 2019-2020 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 for eligibility requirements and additional details. Our priority deadline for submission is January 2, 2019. Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2019
Check Your Status
View your current financial aid status, including any new awards.
Estimate Your Aid
Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate the amount of financial aid you’ll receive.