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Week of November 30th, 2009

Financial Aid Deadlines

Students who would like to receive financial aid for the Fall term only must submit all documentation to complete their file by the following dates:

Law Students: December 4, 2009

Business & MPA Students: December 7 , 2009

If you are unsure whether your file is complete please contact our office at 312-906-5180 or

Attention Fall Graduates: Federal Loan Exit Counseling

Congratulations on your up coming graduation! Federal regulations require that all students who have borrowed Federal Stafford Loans while attending the IIT Downtown Campus complete federal loan exit counseling. Please follow the link and complete the online Federal Loan Entrance Counseling Session.

If you would like to see the aggregate loan totals, lender contact info, and interest rate information please follow the link and login to the National Student Loan Database System.  All you need to log in is your FAFSA pin number.

Office Did you miss the Money Matters Workshop?

If you were unable to attend the "Money Matters" workshop, you can view the video of the session by clicking here. You must have Real Player installed on your computer.

Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation to follow along with the session. If you have any questions please contact our office at 312-906-5180.

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.

Federal Work Study Information

Federal Work Study funds were added to the Financial Aid awards of all eligible Downtown Campus students. Detailed information regarding Federal Work Study can be found on the Office of Fianncial AId website by click here.

Using the myIIT Portal to view your Award

For information and instructions about logging into the myIIT portal 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 suspicious activity.

To receive your free credit report, please visit the following link: 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 TransUnion.

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.

Office Hours - 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



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