Financial Aid Office Closed for Training-October 6
The Office of Financial Aid will be closed for training on Monday October 6th from 12:30 to 3:30 PM. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Don't Forget to Accept your Awards
If you have not accepted or declined your loans please do so as soon as possible. You must use your myIIT account to accept/decline your loans. If you do not accept your loans we cannot process them which will can result in a delayed refund check.
Attention: Bank of America Borrowers
Bank of America has informed our office that they are no longer processing loans under the following lender codes: 806746, 801871, and 824206. If your loans have not disbured it is probably becasue you must complete a new Bank of America Master Promissory Note under the new lender code of (802176). Please click here to complete a new Master Promissory Note for your Federal Stafford and or your Federal Graduate Plus loan. Please be aware that your loan funds cannot disburse until a new Master Promissory Note has been completed. Bank Of America's phone number is 1-800-236-5900.
Fall Loan Disbursement Process: Step-by-Step
All loan funds, federal, Graduate PLUS and private, are sent directly to the school according to the disbursement schedule listed below.
1. When we receive the funds, we must verify that you are eligible to receive the funds. This process takes 1-3 business days. When the funds are released
2. The funds are then credited to your tuition account.
3. If a credit balance exists after the funds have been credited, the Bursar's Office generates a refund check for you. This process takes 5-7 business days.
4. The Bursar's Office will then notify you when the check is ready to be picked up.
If you have any questions regarding the financial aid funds that have been credited to your account, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.
If you have any questions regarding the status of your refund check or charges on your account, please contact the Bursar's Office at 312-906-5160.
Fall Financial Aid Reminder
If you need financial aid for the fall term, and you have not completed your 2008-2009 FAFSA, please complete it as soon as possible. The financial aid process can take 4-6 weeks from start to finish. The process can take even longer if there are complications or if Department of Education selects your file for some form of verification.
Once you receive your financial aid award and you want to receive financial aid for the 2008-2009 academic year you must use your myIIT account to accept your loans. Please be aware that if you do not accept your loans our office will not process your loans which can delay the receipt of your refund check as welll.
If you received a Federal Stafford or Graduate Plus loan last year and you do not want to change lenders you do not need to complete a new master promissory note. Once you accept your loans for 2008-2009 our office will process your aid using the promissory note on file from last year.
Using the myIIT Portal to view your Award
For Information and instruction about logginf into the myIIT oirtal to view your 2008-2009 financial aid award please click here.
Refund checks are generated by the Bursar's Office
and are available to be picked up at their office
(Room 290) approximately 5-7 business days after a
credit has resulted in a student's account.
The Bursar's Office will send the student an email
when a refund check is available.
Free Credit Report
Did you know that you are now able to
receive a free credit report once every 12 months?
We encourage students to review their credit reports
annually to check for inaccuracies and identify any
To receive your free credit report,
please visit the following link: http://www.annualcreditreport.com.
This central site allows you to request a free credit
file disclosure, commonly called a credit report,
once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer
credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and
Please be aware that other sites may
advertise free credit reports, but this is the only
site that is sponsored by the federal government and
the three nationwide credit reporting agencies. Other
sites may charge fees.
- Suite #230
Monday-Thursday ~ 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday ~ 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Phone: (312) 906-5180 -
Fax: (312) 906-5274