Ways To Fund Your Education
A college education is a solid investment that will likely pay for itself over a graduate’s lifetime. As with any major decision, planning and research is critical. We encourage all students to apply for financial aid to help make college education affordable. But we understand that filling out financial aid application can be daunting. The Financial Aid Office is committed to helping you research all options to make your valuable education most affordable.
Governors State University school code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 009145.
financial aid hours
|Monday - Wednesday|
|8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For planning purposes, please note the 2019 - 2020 financial aid disbursement dates:
|September 16, 2019|
February 10, 2020
June 08, 2020
For planning purposes, please note the 2018 - 2019 financial aid disbursement dates:
|September 17, 2018|
February 11, 2019
June 10, 2019
Financial Aid refunds will be deposited directly into a bank account of your choice typically within 5 business days of disbursement if you have completed the online bank information form for direct deposit of refunds. Federal regulation allows for this process to take up to 14 days.
For information on how to complete this form please go to:
Direct Deposit Information
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2019-2020 is available now!
Forms & Publications
Click here for your Financial Aid Forms & Publications
Summer Pell Grant
The U.S. Education Department announced that year-round Pell Grants will be available. This decision allows students to graduate sooner by taking summer classes. Learn more.