Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

For detailed instructions regarding the financial aid process, please follow the steps below.

  1. Complete the FAFSA
  2. Review the Student Aid Report (SAR)
  3. Submit Verification Worksheet(s)/IRS Tax Transcript (only if selected for Verification on SAR)
  4. Receive & Accept Your Award 
  5. Master Promissory Notes & Entrance Counseling
  6. Disbursement Schedule

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:

More information:

If you have any additional questions, or if we can be of any assistance, please contact our office at (312) 906-5180 or email