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Deadlines & Refund Schedules

FAFSA Priority Deadline and Materials Needed

Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

  • The 19-20 FAFSA is available now.  Priority deadline is March 1, 2019 for Fall and October 1, 2019 for Spring 2019 semester only.
  • Use 2017 tax information. 

Grant Refund Schedule

Semester Financial Aid Awarded by Refund Issued by

Fall 2018

All documents due by:
Dec 3, 2018

August 31, 2018 September 21, 2018
September 28,  2018 October 12, 2018
November 9, 2018 November 21, 2018
December 1, 2018 December 14, 2018

Spring 2019

All documents due by:
May 1, 2019

January 25, 2018 February 15, 2018
March 1, 2018 March 15. 2018
March 29, 2018 April 12, 2018
May 3, 2018 May 10, 2018

Summer 2018

All documents due by:
July 2, 2018

June 8, 2018 June 22, 2018
July 2, 2018 July 20, 2018

Loan Refund Dates

Loan Request Deadline is November 30, 2018 for Fall 2018.

Loan Request Deadline is May 1, 2019 for Spring 2019.

All loan checklist items must be completed and loans must be accepted by below dates. 

Loan Accepted By: Loan Refund Date
October 19, 2018 November 7, 2018
November 9, 2018 November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018 November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018 December 7, 2018
March 15, 2019 April 5, 2019
April 4, 2019 April 12, 2019
April 18, 2019 April 26, 2019
May 1, 2019 May 8, 2019

HCC reserves the right to change these dates.

*Loans will be cancelled on April 12th, 2019 if all loan checklist items are not completed and accepted prior to April 12th. For loan(s) to be re-instated, you must complete a loan request form and complete all loan checklist items by May 2nd.

If all required steps for loans are not completed by May 2, 2019 loans will be cancelled. 

Contact Us

Financial Aid Office

Community Commons Building (CCB), Room 1106
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: 309-268-8020

Fax:309-268-7962

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