How to Submit Documents
Columbia College Chicago offers several ways to submit documents requested for processing. Please see the information below.
Please be advised: before you submit
- Please place your name and MyColumbia ID number on all documents.
- Be sure to sign and date all necessary documentation and/or forms. Original signature must be submitted. Stamped or electronic signatures will not be accepted.
- Failure to properly complete forms will result in a processing delay.
- After submission, please allow up to 72 hours for your documentation to be received and your portal to be updated.
If documents are not clear or incomplete, or if it is determined that additional documentation is needed, you will be notified by our office with an email to your student email account. Please adhere to the document deadlines as stated on all correspondence.
The following deadlines are Columbia Central priority deadlines. If you submit documents after these deadlines, you risk increased processing time and/or cancellation of your existing aid.
Fall: June 1 (prior to semester start)
Spring: December 1 (prior to semester start)
Summer: May 1 (prior to term start)