Office of Student Financial Aid

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High School Students

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.

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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.

COVID-19 Loss of Income
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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 $961 million in financial aid funds were administered and 69% of students received financial aid.

Important information for Fall 2021

Important information for Fall 2021 semester may be found here .

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

Students must be admitted to the University of Illinois before financial aid processing begins. 

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. The application deadline for conflicts not awarded closes October 1, 2021.

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