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Explore financial aid opportunities at ECC.

Both full-time and part-time students may qualify to receive financial aid and no age restrictions apply.

Important Information

Submit Your FAFSA

Students will be able to submit a 2018-2019 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017.

Income & Tax Information

Students will report income and tax information from an earlier tax year. For example, on the 2018-2019 FAFSA, students (and parents, as appropriate) will report their 2016 income and tax information.

Here’s a summary of key dates for submitting the FAFSA depending on when you plan to go to school:

If you plan to attend ECC during:You will submit this FAFSA:You can submit the FAFSA beginning:Using Income & Tax info from:
Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019 2018-2019 October 1, 2017 2016
Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020 2019-2020 October 1, 2018 2017

How to Apply For Financial Aid

We connect students to more than $18 million in financial aid each year. Learn more about how you can apply for financial aid today.

Additional information

Types of Financial Aid

Students must meet the standards to be eligible for financial aid.


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Building B, Room B156
Fax: 847-608-5460

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Closed Tuesday: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
*Closed Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Friday: Closed