How It Works
Learn the basics on how to navigate the financial aid and loan process.
- Sample Aid Packages
Get the details on how awards are calculated and review sample packages.
- Accepting or Declining Your Financial Aid Offer
Learn how to accept, decline or reduce your financial aid award electronically via CAESAR.
- Refunds: How Do I Get My Money?
Take money out to cover living expenses and other educational costs.
- Making Enrollment Changes & Withdrawals
Find out how enrollment changes can impact your aid.
- Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress
If you receive financial aid, you must meet these requirements.
- Billing & Payments
Get the link to pay your bill, plus review a list of upcoming payment due dates.
Visit the Chicago Financial Aid page on Applying Grant and Scholarship Aid to Your Student Account to see the steps you need to take to ensure the aid is reflected on your student account.