Complete the FAFSA

(Step 1 of Apply for Financial Aid)

In order to apply for financial aid, you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit it to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). You may complete your FAFSA online at Our federal school code is E00773 and this is the number you should put on the FAFSA. The IIT Downtown Campus school code will be listed as Chicago-Kent College of Law. If you do not have access to the Internet and would like to complete your FAFSA by mail, please contact the U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-4-FED-AID to request the form. We recommend that you complete the FAFSA by the priority completion date of April 1st. Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Although you may submit a FAFSA anytime during the academic year. It takes about 1-2 weeks for our office to receive your online FAFSA.

Department of Education YouTube series about applying for financial aid:

How To Create an FSA ID

Overview of the Financial Aid Process

FAFSA Overview How to Fill Out the FAFSA

How to Fill Out the FAFSA


Please note: You do not need to complete your taxes before filling out the FAFSA.


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