AnnouncementThe Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is suspending the announcement of 20-21 Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant for all students whose initial 20-21 FAFSA is received by the federal processor, or whose initial Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid is received by ISAC, on or after July 1, 2020. MAP awards are made on a first come, first served basis for eligible students and available funding runs out quickly.
2021-2022 FAFSA and Alternative Application Now Available!The 2021-2022 FAFSA is available as of October 1, 2020. The 2021-2022 FAFSA requires you and your parent(s) to submit 2019 income tax information (if applicable). Please visit https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa to complete the application! Also the Retention of Illinois Students & Equity (RISE) Act allows eligible undocumented students and transgender students who are disqualified from federal financial aid to apply for all forms of state aid. The Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid allows qualified students to apply for MAP grants. To see if you may qualify, please visit https://www.isac.org/students/before-college/financial-aid-planning/retention-of-illinois-rise-act/ . The 2021-2022 Alternative Application is also available October 1. Students may apply at https://studentportal.isac.org/en/alternativeapp . The Financial Aid Office partners with ISAC to offer virtual assistance in completing your applications. Please contact our office for more information at (708)656-8000 ext. 2428 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to the Financial Aid Office
- Advising students and families
- Tracking academic progress
- Processing need analysis information
- Coordinating awards
- Distributing funds equitably