The Student Loan Administration Office is responsible for processing student loans and work-study for students in the graduate and professional schools and divisions. We also conduct entrance and exit student loan counseling for all students who receive federal student loans, and authorize disbursements of federal student loan funds. In addition, we provide service and collections for all Federal Perkins and institutional loan programs.

Our goal is to service and counsel graduate students with financing their education through student loans and work-study. We are also focused on informing and guiding current students on borrowing responsibly and alumni on available loan repayment terms and options. Our commitment is to help students determine the best options for financing their education. Furthermore, we are dedicated to ensuring that students will leave the university with an understanding of their loan terms and conditions for repayment.

Latest News and Announcements

Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments

Estimated tax payments are due to the IRS and Illinois Department of Revenue by September 15, 2017.


What is an estimated tax payment?

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Notice of servicing transfer for Federal Perkins and Institutional Loans

Effective September 1, 2016

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2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will become available on October 1, 2016. 

Be sure to include school code 001774 on your 2017-2018 FAFSA.


Attending Quarters

FAFSA Available Beginning

Federal Tax Data Used (year)

School Code

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