Resources

AAMC FIRST Program – The AAMC’s Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools is invaluable for managing your student loan debt

AAMC MedLoans Organizer and Calculator (MLOC)Assists medical students and residents with managing their education debt

COVID-19 CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Information

COVID-19 UIC Emergency Grant FAQ

Direct Loan Consolidation – If you have multiple student loans you may be able to combine them into one loan with a fixed interest rate based on the average of the interest rates on the loans being consolidated

Direct Loan Entrance Counseling – Entrance counseling ensures you understand the terms and conditions of your loan and your rights and responsibilities

Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) – A legal document in which you promise to repay your loans and any accrued interest and fees to the U.S. Department of Education. It also explains the terms and conditions of your loans

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – The application for federal, state, and institutional aid that must be completed each year

Federal Student Aid webpage – Check your federal student loan history and find your loan servicer

Guide for College Financial Aid

Loan Stimulator– Helps you calculate student loan payments and choose a loan repayment option that best meets your needs and goals. You can also use it to decide whether to consolidate your student loans

myUIC Student Portal – The portal contains UIC Student information with a customizable home page

Tax Benefits for Education – A summary of education related tax benefits.  Please consult a tax professional for more information