Financial Aid

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The 2018-2019 FAFSA is available beginning October 1, 2017.

FAFSA Completion Workshops

Financial Aid Advisors will be available to help you complete your FAFSA. 

Normal Campus

Workshops are located in CCB 1112, and no reservation is required.

  • October 4, 3:30-4:30 PM
  • October 11, 3:30-4:30 PM
  • October 18, 4:30-5:30 PM (note the time change)
  • October 25, 3:30-4:30 PM

Pontiac Campus

  • October 11, 5-8 PM
  • November 15, 4-6 PM

Lincoln Campus

  • October 17 3:30-7:30 PM
  • October 26 3:30-7:30 PM

Fall 2017 Grant Refund Schedule

Financial Aid Awarded by Refund Issued by
September 1, 2017 September 22, 2017
September 29, 2017 October 13,2017
October 27, 2017 November 17, 2017
December 1, 2017 December 15, 2017                                   

FAFSA Deadline and Materials Needed

Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018

The FAFSA for 2017-2018 is available now.

File your application ASAP.

Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

The 18-19 FAFSA will be available now.

What You Need

Use 2015 tax information for 17-18 FAFSA

Use 2016 tax information for 18-19 FAFSA 

Notifications

After you apply, The Financial Aid Office communicates with you through Heartland email only. Make sure to check it regularly.

Access Financial Aid Information

You can see which documents are needed to complete your financial aid or view awarded financial aid through the IRIS tab in myHeartland:

  1. Log in to myHeartland.
  2. Click on the IRIS tab.
  3. Choose the Self Service link.
  4. Click on Student Center.
  5. Your To Do List is on the right.
  6. View Financial Aid is on the left under the Finances section.

Arrangements for ISU students

HCC and Illinois State University have an agreement for students enrolled at both schools.

Contact Us

Financial Aid Office

Community Commons Building (CCB), Room 1106
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8020
Email: FinAid@heartland.edu

Office Hours

Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm