Resources for Financial Aid Administrators: Illinois

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HEAG’s financial aid consultants closely monitor federal and state news and trends impacting financial aid offices in Illinois and across the country. Here are some resources for Illinois schools.

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On January 31, 2018, the Department of Education released the latest Pell grant charts for the upcoming award year. The charts are based on level funding. The 2018-2019 award year maximum Pell Grant award will remain at $5,920 and the corresponding maximum Pel …

The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act (PROSPER Act) It could be a very big year for the higher education sector, as Congress sets to act on a complete overhaul of the Higher Education Act (HEA) and has already put …

In case you missed it, here are some of our most popular blog posts from 2017 for college and university financial aid offices. HEAG’s financial aid consultants often write on issues related to Title IV compliance, verification, file review and processing supp …

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) has been a controversial program ever since it was introduced in 2007.  Here is a summary for college financial aid offices. Is this potentially the end of the program? PSLF promises student borrowers who have made ten ye …

On December 20th, the Department of Education announced sweeping changes to the student loan discharge process known officially as “Borrower Defense to Repayment”. Here is a summary for college financial aid offices. Department of Education Reforms Student Loa …


  • Computer Systems Institute
  • Hebrew Theological College
  • Mid-State College
  • Wheaton College



Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (ILASFAA)

ILASFAA is a professional organization of student financial aid administrators representing institutions, supporters, and state agency personnel, engaged in or concerned with the ethical administration and/or support of student financial aid.


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