Filling out your FAFSA is easy.

  1. Go to and follow the instructions.
  2. Use the Heartland school code 030838 where requested.
  3. HCC MUST be listed as a college choice on your FAFSA.
  4. Wait to receive a Student Aid Report email in 3-5 days.
  5. Check your Heartland email in 1-2 weeks for a notification from Heartland.

FAFSA Priority Deadline

Apply as early as possible. The FAFSA form should be submitted by the date for the respective semester as listed below.

HCC's Priority FAFSA deadlines
Semester Deadline
Fall Semester March 1
Spring Semester Only October 1

To be considered for all aid types and to ensure your financial aid eligibility before each semester, apply by the preferred filing dates. Note that the major state grant program may require you file earlier than the dates outlined due to limited funding.

Contact Us

Financial Aid Office

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

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