Financial Aid

Important Dates


Financial Aid EventDate
Disbursement of eligible aid for students studying abroadWednesday, January 3, 2024
Disbursement of federal aid (given outstanding requirements are satisfied)Monday, January 8, 2024
Disbursement of the Illinois MAP GrantMonday, January 22, 2024
Last day to use book scholarships at the bookstoreFriday, January 26, 2024
Gilman Scholarship application deadlineJanuary 2024 Deadline: Thursday, January 4, 2024

March 2024 Deadline:     Thursday, March 7, 2024
Last day to submit spring semester Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Friday, February 23, 2024
Last day to submit Illinois Residency Verification for MAP grant recipients in the spring semesterFriday, March 8, 2024
Last day to submit spring semester financial hardship appealFriday, March 15, 2024
Last day to submit spring semester scholarship proration requestFriday, March 15, 2024
Complete the 2024-25 FAFSA or 2024-25 Alternative Application by the priority date to ensure consideration for the State of Illinois MAP Grant for the 2024-25 school year. Applicable to undergraduate students who received an IL MAP Grant in the 2023-24 academic year. Monday, April 1, 2024
Last day to accept or increase federal loans for the spring semesterFriday, April 12, 2024