Financial Aid: Important Dates

Financial Aid: Important Dates

Student Financial Aid & Veteran's Educational Benefits

Fall 2015 Appeal Deadline is 8/7/2015, Appeals submitted after this date will be considered for Spring 2016 classes only.

First date to charge books to financial aid funds for Fall 2015: 8/17/2015

Have your schedule and a photo ID with you.

Last priority date to apply for a Stafford loan for Fall 2015: 9/18/2015

Last date to charge books to financial aid for Fall 2015: 10/16/2015

Earliest date Stafford Loan Proceeds are disbursed for Fall 2015: 9/24/2015

Loan Proceed Checks are mailed to your home, no exceptions
(keep your address updated with our Records Office).

Financial Aid Refunds (including Pell) for Fall 2015 will be disbursed on:

#1 - 9/18/2015  (MAX $300.00)

#2 - 10/23/2016  (remaining credit balances)

Not all student aid recipients will have a refund, some may have none. Students should check their JaguarSpot online account for billing and financial aid information.

Your refund will be the credit amount on your account once tuition, fees, books and supplies (as applicable) are deducted. Refund checks are mailed to your home, no exceptions(keep your address updated with our Records Office).

Satisfactory Academic Progress checked for Fall 2015 and notices sent to students 12/24/2015.

Appeal Deadline for SPRING 2016 is 1/8/2016

Important: Do not miss out on student aid eligibility by missing deadlines!

Apply each award year for Federal and State student aid programs.


Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP)
Suspension of MAP Award Announcements for 2015/16 Effective February 22, 2015.

Please note: Not all students who apply for student aid are eligible for it and to be considered for the MAP grant program you, as an Independent student, must have resided in Illinois one year prior to the start of the upcoming fall term (8/24/15) . If you are a dependent student the parent's whose information was required on the FAFSA must be a current Illinois resident.*


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