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Financial Aid Processing


Funding Sources for Your Education
Information for students and families on the federal, state, institutional and private funding sources available to cover costs at Columbia College Chicago.  

Securing Your Federal TEACH Grant 

Verification
Information for students whose Student Aid Report (SAR) indicates they were selected for verification, if the SAR shows a caution flag (C-Flag), or for students who answered ‘Yes’ to certain dependency questions.
Federal Direct Loan Processing
Instructions on how to apply for and secure your Federal Direct and/or Federal PLUS Loan funds, including information on entrance counseling and master promissory note requirements.

Private Educational Loan Processing
Information for those students interested in obtaining a private educational loan to help cover costs associated with tuition, fees, housing and other educational expenses.

Changes to Your Award Letter
Information for students regarding circumstances that may warrant a change to their initial award offer, as well as information for students who received a revised award letter.