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Financial Aid Dates

*IMPORTANT NOTES*

 

  1. Payment Policy @ COD - All students are required to pay their tuition and fees at the time of registration. Students may pay by cash, check or credit card. Students unable to pay in full must enroll in our convenient "Payment Plans". Students receiving financial aid (i.e., grants and loans) must enroll in the College's Deferred Payment Plan. Direct links to these payment options are found in myACCESS. Eligibility for the Deferred Payment Plan is dependent upon your financial aid status at the time you register.  
  2. Financial Aid refund checks - College of DuPage will no longer mail financial aid refund checks to students.  Students can sign up to receive their refunds electronically by signing up for eRefunds through their myACCESS.  Otherwise, students can pick up their refund checks at the Cashiers Office.

 

*IMPORTANT FINANCIAL AID DATES*



Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017

The 2018-2019 FAFSA applications are available online at www.fafsa.gov.  The 2018-2019 FAFSA covers Fall Semester 2018 and Spring Semester 2019.

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

The earliest the 1st disbursement of Federal Direct Loan funds will be applied to a student's tuition charges, if enrolled in 16 week classes for the Fall Semester 2017. If you are not enrolled in 16 week classes, please view our listing of complete Loan Disbursement Dates. Any loan funds in excess of tuition and/or book charges will be refunded to the student in about 10 to 14 business days.

To be eligible to receive a loan disbursement a student must:

  • Have accepted your loans in your myACCESS account
  • Have completed Entrance Loan Counseling
  • Have completed a Master Promissory Note
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours AND at least 6 credit hours worth of classes have started
  • Be attending and academically engaged in at least 6 credit hours
  • Be in good standing with Financial Aid

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Pell Grant funds in excess of tuition and/or book costs will be applied to a student's account. Any refund generated will then be made available to the student 10 to 14 business days later.


Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

The earliest the 2nd disbursement of Federal Direct Loan funds will be applied to a student's tuition charges, if enrolled in 16 week classes for the Fall Semester 2017. If you are not enrolled in 16 week classes, please view our listing of complete Loan Disbursement Dates. Any loan funds in excess of tuition and/or book charges will be refunded to the student in about 10 to 14 business days.

To be eligible to receive a loan disbursement a student must:

  • Have accepted your loans in your myACCESS account
  • Have completed Entrance Loan Counseling
  • Have completed a Master Promissory Note
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours AND at least 6 credit hours worth of classes have started
  • Be attending and academically engaged in at least 6 credit hours
  • Be in good standing with Financial Aid

 

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

Fall Semester 2017 ends

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 to Friday, March 16, 2018
Bookstore Charges to Grants

Eligible students may charge required books and supplies against their Federal Pell Grant for the Spring Semester 2018. To be eligible a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Received your 2017-2018 Award Letter in your myACCESS account
  • Be enrolled and academically engaged for classes for the Spring Semester 2018
  • Have financial aid funds in excess of tuition costs
  • Be in good standing with Financial Aid
  • Have a Bookstore Authorization Form on file authorizing financial aid to be used in the Bookstore. To check if you have a Bookstore Authorization Form on file go to:

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 to Friday, March 16, 2018
Bookstore Charges to Loans

Eligible students may charge required books and supplies against their Federal Direct Loans for the Spring Semester 2018. To be eligible, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Accepted your Federal Direct Loans in your myACCESS
  • Completed Entrance Loan Counseling
  • Completed a Master Promissory Note
  • Be enrolled and academically engaged in a minimum of 6 credit hours for Spring Semester 2018
  • Have financial aid funds in excess of tuition costs
  • Have a Bookstore Authorization Form on file authorizing financial aid to be used in the Bookstore. To check if you have a Bookstore Authorization Form on file go to:

 

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018

Spring Semester 2018 begins

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

The earliest the 1st disbursement of Federal Direct Loan funds will be applied to a student's tuition charges, if enrolled in 16 week classes for the Spring Semester 2018. If you are not enrolled in 16 week classes, please view our listing of complete Loan Disbursement Dates. Any loan funds in excess of tuition and/or book charges will be refunded to the student in about 10 to 14 business days.

To be eligible to receive a loan disbursement a student must:

  • Have accepted your loans in your myACCESS account
  • Have completed Entrance Loan Counseling
  • Have completed a Master Promissory Note
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours AND at least 6 credit hours worth of classes have started
  • Be attending and academically engaged in at least 6 credit hours
  • Be in good standing with Financial Aid

 

Monday, March 19, 2018

The earliest the 2nd disbursement of Federal Direct Loan funds will be applied to a student's tuition charges, if enrolled in 16 week classes for the Spring Semester 2018. If you are not enrolled in 16 week classes, please view our listing of complete Loan Disbursement Dates. Any loan funds in excess of tuition and/or book charges will be refunded to the student in about 10 to 14 business days.

To be eligible to receive a loan disbursement a student must:

  • Have accepted your loans in your myACCESS account
  • Have completed Entrance Loan Counseling
  • Have completed a Master Promissory Note
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours AND at least 6 credit hours worth of classes have started
  • Be attending and academically engaged in at least 6 credit hours
  • Be in good standing with Financial Aid

 

Friday, May 18, 2018

Spring Semester 2018 ends

 

Contact Information


Office of Student Financial Assistance
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2220, (630) 942-2251
Fax: (630) 942-2151

Regular Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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