Hispanic Resources

Financial Aid

To apply for federal financial aid visit www.fafsa.gov.

This is your first step in finding out if you will qualify for financial assistance for the college. This is done after January 1 of your senior year in high school. This can be done in Spanish on their website.

Note: Students on Deferred Action do not qualify for FAFSA.

Scholarships

Scholarships have deadline dates. Apply early and apply for as many for which you meet the requirements.

 

Organizations

  • League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the United States. Advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 700 LULAC councils nationwide.
  • National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization established in 1968 to reduce poverty and discrimination, and improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans. NCLR is the largest constituency-based national Hispanic organization, serving all Hispanic nationality groups in all regions of the country.
  • United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) is a Chicago-based national, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization, and a member of the Board of Directors of HACR, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, and NHLA, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda.

 

College Information

Professional Outlook

 

Contact Information


Saraliz Jimenez, MBA, MS
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225P, (630) 942-3039
jimene@cod.edu

Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Evening appointments are available upon request.