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Financial Aid


Most state and federal veteran educational programs can be used in conjunction with federal student financial aid to cover your Estimated Cost of Attendance (COA). You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) in order to determine your eligibility for additional grants, loans and federal work study (FWS). The staff in the Student Veteran Affairs Office assist veterans in receiving benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).  Staff are available to assist and provide services to veteran students in the following areas:

  • Processing applications for VA Educational Benefits
  • Counseling on VA Educational Benefits
  • Certification of Enrollment
  • Monthly verification of enrollment
  • VA Work-Study Program
  • Other VA entitlements and benefits
  • Veteran Student Association

The Veteran Student Association (VSA) is an organization for veterans and ROTC cadets. The VSA offers opportunities for professional development, scholastic support and social networking through seminars, events and community outreach. For more information email: UIC Veterans.

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