Tax Benefits for Higher Education
Did you know that there are U.S. tax breaks if you plan
to go to college? Go to the following website to learn
about tax breaks for those either planning to go to college,
already in school, or for people who have graduated and
are paying back loans on their education: www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/
If you are a December Grad, Federal Regulations require
you to complete an exit interview form which can be completed
For those graduating students who have not received a Borrower
Profile, stop in the Financial Aid to pick yours up.
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S.
Department of Education's central database for student aid.
NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV
loans that are tracked through their entire cycle: www.nslds.ed.gov
In order to complete your FAFSA online, you must have a
PIN number. In order to obtain a PIN number, you may access
the following website: www.eac.ed.gov
Visiting Another Law School
If you are planning to visit another law school for any
term, and you would like to apply for financial aid, please
submit all of the required paperwork to ensure receiving
your disbursements in a timely manner. If you have
any questions regarding this process, please call the Office
of Financial Aid.
FINANCIAL AID FORMS FOR 2001-2002 ARE AVAILABLE
The following forms are available to download:
1. Chicago-Kent Study Abroad Financial Aid Request Form
2. Chicago-Kent Visiting Away at Another Law School Request
3. 2001-2002 Verification Worksheet
4. Student Worksheet A, B and C
5. Express Federal Loan Application
6. Express Alternative Loan Application
These forms can be downloaded from forms
If you are a student who is planning on taking
both Law and MBA Courses for the 2001-02 academic year,
please be advised that this may affect your financial aid.
Please call the Financial Aid Office at (312) 906-5180 and
schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor so
we may give you a detailed breakdown of how your loans will
Private Loan Programs
Signature Loan Update: Signature
Loan from Bank One was originally one of our preferred lenders
listed on the 2001-02 Alternative Express Loan Application.
Please be advised that we have substituted Law Loans for
Signature Bank. The same terms still apply.
In addition, Saliie Mae is still the servicer for that particular
Promissory notes for Law Loans are available
in the Office of Financial Aid.
IlT Loan from IDAPP: If you chose Illinois
Institute of Technology as your private loan lender for
the 2001-02 academic year, you must also select Illinois
Institute of Technology as your preferred Federal Stafford
Loan lender, -OR- you must select a lender not on our preferred
lender list but who is an Illinois lender for your
Federal Stafford Loans.
You can apply for this loan online at www.IDAPP.com
If you want the school to initiate the process, you
must complete an Alternative Express Loan Application.
Apply for federal financial aid online
using the Department of Education's FAFSA on the Web.
It's free, fast, easy and accurate!! www.fafsa.ed.gov
If you need help completing the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Department of Education
provides this helpful site with complete instructions, and
phone numbers if you need more help:
The Office of Financial Aid is open Monday
through Thursday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM
to 4:30 PM. We are located on the second floor in
Suite 230. Please feel free to stop in our office
during business hours with any concerns or questions you