STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES

Important Deadline

Pay your Spring 2019 balance in full or set up a payment plan by December 28, 2018.

Notice to Students Concerning Penalties for Drug Violations

Students who are convicted of any offense under federal or state law  involving the sale or possession of a controlled substance during a period of enrollment at a post-secondary institution while receiving Federal Student Aid funds is not eligible to receive future federal or state grants, loans or work-study assistance.

Students convicted of an offense are subject to an ineligibility period for federal and state financial aid programs:

Possession of an Illegal Substance
First Offense: one year from date of conviction
Second Offense: two years from date of conviction
Third Offense and beyond: indefinite period

Sale of an Illegal Substance
First Offense: two years from date of conviction
Second Offense: indefinite period

Any student who becomes ineligible for federal or state aid due to a drug conviction will be notified of his/her loss of eligibility.

In order to regain eligibility after conviction prior to the stated ineligibility period OR for those students whose ineligibility period remains indefinite, a student may complete a qualified drug rehabilitation program that includes at least two unannounced drug tests and satisfies at least one of the following requirements:

If you have questions or concerns regarding your eligibility for federal or state funds as a result of a drug conviction while receiving Federal Student Aid, please contact Student Financial Services.

IMPORTANT DATES

More Dates

About

Student Financial Services is here to help you determine ways to finance your education at Columbia College Chicago.

Read about disclosures here.

×