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Important Info

Spring 2015 Financial Aid Disbursement and Refund Information

Spring 2015 financial aid will begin to be disbursed to your student account on Sunday, January 11, 2015. Refunds from the first disbursement run are expected to be available by Friday, January 16. Additional information regarding the Spring 2015 financial aid, scholarship and billing process is available by reviewing the Important Spring 2015 Financial Aid Information.

Apply Now for 2015-2016 Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid encourages all students to apply for financial aid. Apply online by submitting the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To be fully considered for all aid programs, Illinois residents are encouraged to apply by February 13, 2015. Non-Illinois residents are encouraged to apply by March 15, 2015.

If you havenít already completed your 2014-2015 FAFSA to apply for Spring 2015 and/or Summer 2015 apply online now. Our Federal School Code is 001775.

Academic awards and merit based scholarships are primarily awarded by the college or department in which the student is enrolled. Search for a Scholarship will help you identify scholarships.




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 $812 million in financial aid funds were administered and 72% of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students received financial aid.

Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver (COV)

The application for the 2015-2016 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 form for eligibility requirements and additional details.