The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to support the University's
overall goal of providing an affordable, quality education by providing financial
assistance to those students and their families seeking to offset their educational
Chicago State University recognizes the importance of a quality education and is dedicated
to helping students find a way to achieve their higher education goals. To help in
this effort, Chicago State University offers merit-based scholarships to academically
talented students. CSU Merit Scholarships are awarded to qualified students who apply
early. Please keep in mind that all Merit Scholarship recipients are required to
complete CSU On-Line Enrichment Workshops.
- New Loan Information for Borrowers - Beginning July 1, 2013 Federal Regulations for new borrowers limit the maximum time
period that you can receive Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans to 150% of the published
length of your program of study.
All Financial Aid communications are sent to your CSU Check it often!
You may check the status of your financial aid package at anytime on
If you are a veteran, or the child or spouse of a veteran, you may be eligible for
educational benefits. For more information please visit our Veterans Affairs web site.
Please visit this web page periodically for information regarding any changes to financial
aid programs that may affect your financial aid eligibility. Read all e-mail communications
from the Office of Student Financial Aid and remember . . .
It is the responsibility of all students to keep themselves informed as to issues
that may affect their financial aid eligibility by regularly accessing the Office
of Student Financial Aid web site and CSU X-Press.
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If you are interested in applying for admission to an undergraduate program please
visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions web site or contact them at 773-995-2513.
If you are interested in applying for admission to a Masters or Doctorate program
please visit the School of Graduate and Professional Studies web site or contact them at 773-995-2404.
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