Financial Aid Resources
Federal Student Aid, an Office of the U.S. Department of Education, helps make a college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion each year in grants, loans, & work study funds.
FAFSA application website: https://studentaid.gov/
STEP 1: Set Up FSA ID for Parents and Students
STEP 2: APPLY! 2023-2024 FAFSA Opens OCTOBER 1ST
The FAFSA must also be completed each year a student is enrolled in college.
Saint Louis University's Office of Financial Services offers a variety of workshops and outreach programs to help students and parents understand their financial aid options.
More FAFSA Resources
Illinois requires all public high school seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or, if applicable, the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid as a graduation requirement. Alternatively, a parent/guardian must file a waiver if they choose to opt a child out of this graduation requirement by completing the Nonparticipation form.
A PDF of this form is located at the bottom of this page OR available in the guidance office.
Visit the Illinois State Board of Education to learn more.