The Office of Financial Aid will be
closed on Friday, March 8th, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
due to staff training.
We will process summer federal loans for students who
specified on their 2002/2003 FAFSA that they would
be enrolled at least half-time for the Summer term. If
you completed the 2002/03 FAFSA, but did not specify that
you would be enrolled for Summer and have since decided
that you will take Summer courses, please e-mail the Financial
Aid Office at email@example.com and state
how many hours you intend on registering for. You must
complete the 2002/03 FAFSA in order to receive Summer
federal loans. For students who wish to apply for
a private loan for the Summer, please e-mail the office
with your request.
For the current (2001/02) academic year,
complete the 2001/2002 FAFSA. For the upcoming (2002/03)
academic year, complete the 2002/2003 FAFSA or
the 2002/2003 Renewal FAFSA.
Begin the federal financial aid application
process online using the Department of Education's FAFSA
on the Web. It's free, fast, easy and accurate!!
- Contact the Downtown Campus Office of Financial
Aid to find out about additional paperwork that may be
required to process your financial aid.
Illinois Institute of Technology- Downtown
Campus School Code: E00773
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
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:
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/
Exit interviews may be completed by visiting the following
Graduating students or students who have withrawn from
the school must complete Exit Counseling. Students who graduated
in December and have not received a Borrower Profile may
contact the Financial Aid Office.
You may obtain information about your outstanding federal
loans by visiting The National Student Loan Data System
(NSLDS). 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
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.
IIT 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
- If you want the school to initiate the process, you must
complete an Alternative Express Loan Application.
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