The Financial Aid Process


Step One - Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): The Chicago School's school code is B07022.  Learn more about the FAFSA by watching this video.

Step Two - If needed, provide documents requested by The Chicago School.  Once The Chicago School receives your FAFSA data and you have been offered admission, we will notify you of any documents needed prior to processing your award letter.

Step Three - Review and return Estimated Award Letter. 

Step Four - Complete and e-sign Stafford Master Promissory Note at studentloans.gov.

Step Five - Complete Entrance Counseling at studentloans.gov.

Step Six - Receive completion e-mail from your financial aid advisor. Financial Aid will post to your account after the Add/Drop period of each semester.

Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid FAQs