Financial Aid

Office Hours

Monday & Tuesday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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Fall 2017 Grant Refund Schedule

If you received your Financial Aid Award Notice by:             Get your Grant Refund by:

September 1, 2017                                                                      September 22, 2017

September 29, 2017                                                                    October 13,2017       

October 27, 2017                                                                         November 17, 2017

December 1, 2017                                                                       December 15, 2017     

Last day we will accept documents for fall 2017 is December 1, 2017

(you will be awarded and refunded in January 2018)                                                                                                                                                                                          

FAFSA Deadline and Materials Needed

Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018

The FAFSA for 2017-2018 is available now.

File your application ASAP.

Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

The 18-19 FAFSA will be available October 1, 2017 

What You Need

Use 2015 tax information for 17-18 FAFSA

Use 2016 tax information for 18-19 FAFSA 


After you apply, The Financial Aid Office communicates with you through Heartland email only. Make sure to check it regularly.

Access Financial Aid Information

You can see which documents are needed to complete your financial aid or view awarded financial aid through the IRIS tab in myHeartland:

  1. Log in to myHeartland.
  2. Click on the IRIS tab.
  3. Choose the Self Service link.
  4. Click on Student Center.
  5. Your To Do List is on the right.
  6. View Financial Aid is on the left under the Finances section.

Arrangements for ISU students

HCC and Illinois State University have an agreement for students enrolled at both schools.

Contact Us

Financial Aid Office

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