Eligible Programs and Courses

Programs eligible for financial aid

To receive financial aid, you must be enrolled in and actively pursuing a degree or certificate in an eligible program of study. These programs are:

  • Associate in Fine Arts (AFA): Art, Music Education, Music Performance
  • Associate in Arts in Teaching (AAT): Early Childhood Education, Secondary Mathematics, Special Education
  • Associate in Arts (AA): any
  • Associate in Science (AS): any
  • Associate in Engineering Science (AES): any
  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS): most
  • Certificate programs that require at least 16 credit hours to complete: most

Courses eligible for financial aid

Financial aid will only cover courses that are required to complete an eligible degree or certificate program. This includes post-high school level developmental courses that prepare a student to take college-level courses.

Adult education, "pass/no pass" courses and some career courses are ineligible for financial aid.

Financial aid questions?

Office of Financial Aid
Phone: (847) 543-2062
Email: finaid@clcillinois.edu