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Financial Aid & Scholarships
Bldg B, Room B156, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7360
Fax: 847-608-5460
financialaid@elgin.edu
Hours: M-Th 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; F 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
*Closed: Tuesdays 1-2:30 p.m.


Important Changes

Important changes to financial aid. Read more»



Financial Aid Dates to Remember

For students who have financial aid (including scholarships) in place on or before the tuition payment due date and still owe money, payment is due July 24 for Summer 2014, October 3 for Fall 2014, and February 27 for Spring 2015.

Financial Aid Dates 2014
Date Summer Fall Spring
Priority Date for Submitting Foundation Scholarship Applications N/A March 15 December 15
Priority Date for Submitting FAFSA and Required Paperwork April 1 July 1 November 1
Priority Date for Submitting Board of Trustee Scholarship Applications N/A May 1 November 1
Tuition Payment Due Date May 21 August 5 January 6, 2015
Term Start Date June 2 August 18 January 12, 2015
Reimbursement Date for Students Who Paid Out-of-Pocket July 10 September 19 February 13, 2015
Last Day to Charge Books at Bookstore June 26 October 17 March 13, 2015
Electronic Check Reimbursement Sign-up July 3 October 17 March 13, 2015
Excess Funds to Students, If Applicable (Pell and Loans) July 17 October 31 April 3, 2015
ECC reserves the right to change these dates.