Links / Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – The application for federal, state, and institutional aid at UIC. UI COM’s priority deadline for filing the FAFSA is October 1 of the prior year that you are admitted.  See FAFSA Completion Chart for deadlines.
Electronic Award Letter – Access your UIC award letter online with these steps: 1) Log on at the link; 2) Click on “Finances” tab; 3) Click on “Award Letter”; 4) Select the appropriate academic year.
Direct Loan Master Promissory Note – Sign an MPN for Direct Stafford and Direct Graduate PLUS loans.
Direct Loans Entrance Counseling – You must complete this entrance counseling before borrowing loans at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) – Check your federal student loan history and find your Federal Student Loan Servicer(s) online.
Tax Information on Education Benefits – A summary of education related tax benefits.  Please consult a tax professional for more information.
Enrollment Verification – The Office of Admissions and Records verifies enrollment for in-school loan deferments, scholarships, etc.
my.UIC Portal – The portal contains all of UIC Web for Student information with a customizable home page.
AAMC FIRST Program – The AAMC’s Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools is invaluable for managing your student loan debt.  The Medloans Organizer and Calculator is an extremely helpful and powerful tool.
Direct Loan Consolidation – Get information on consolidating your federal student loans. Click here for a calculator to estimate the interest rate if you were to consolidate your loans. – The Department of Education’s site for financial aid information. – An easy-to-use guide to financial aid programs and terms.