Financial Aid

Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid IIT Downtown Campus, Chicago-Kent College of Law website! The information on our site is meant to provide new and continuing students with information and documents needed to finance their education.

We understand that our students are making a major investment in their law school education. Our goal is to make the process as simple as possible so that you can focus on your studies.

The Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to assisting students in financing their education and making financially informed and responsible decisions. A variety of scholarships and loans are available to help students in achieving their goals.


Office of Financial Aid

Our FAFSA school code is E00773

Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020: Complete 2019-2020 FAFSA

Click here for Important Dates & Deadlines

Important Announcements:

FAFSA Ready for Completion After October 1st of each year. 

In order to qualify for financial aid you must complete the corresponding years Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for each academic year. The priority completion date is April 1st of each calendar year.

You can complete your FAFSA online at In order to apply you will need to use your FSA ID or create one on the FAFSA website. Please remember to include our school codeE00773, when completing your FAFSA and keep in mind that the school name will be listed as Chicago-Kent College of Law. Awarding for the new academic year begins mid to late March of each year. You will receive an award notification email when your financial aid award is ready to be viewed and accepted on the myIIT portal. It can take up to 1-2 weeks for your FAFSA to be processed by our office.

The Department of Education has created a series of YouTube videos called FAFSA: Apply for Aid for an easy to understand step by step guide to the FAFSA process. The links to each video are below:

Additionally, if you have any questions please feel free to call the Department of Education at 1-800-433-3243. These representatives have full access to your FAFSA and are trained to specifically answer FAFSA questions. 

Email Communication & Opt Out

The primary form of communication between our office and students is Chicago-Kent email. If you do not wish to receive financial aid information by email, please let us know by contacting our office by email at or by phone at 312-906-5180.

Newly admitted students that have not received a Chicago-Kent email account yet can use their IIT email account to communicate with our office regarding specific account information. Every admitted student has an IIT email account. You can access your IIT email via the myIIT portal. See our website for instructions on how to log in. Once you are logged in click on the Google Apps for Students icon at the top of the page.

Due to privacy and sensitivity of financial aid information we are unable to communicate any dollar amounts by email. You will be directed to the myIIT portal or to call or come into the office.

Information for 2Ls

Information for 3Ls

Record Page: Financial Aid Weekly Announcements