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Heartland Community College

Priority Deadlines & Refund Schedules

Important Financial Aid Dates Fall 2022

Important Financial Aid Dates Spring 2023

Dates listed are contingent on your completion of requested tasks listed on your tasks tile and if corrections need to be made to your FAFSA.  

Fall 2022 Grant Refund Schedule


Documents received by: Awarded by: Refund date:
August 5, 2022 September 2, 2022 September 26, 2022
September 16, 2022 September 30, 2022 October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022 October 28, 2022 November 11, 2022
November 18, 2022 December 2, 2022 December 9, 2022

 *final day to submit Fall 2022 documents is November 18, 2022.

Spring 2023 Grant Refund Schedule


Documents received by: Awarded by: Refund date:
January 13, 2023 January 27, 2023 Febuary 17, 2023
February 3, 2023 February 17, 2023 March 3, 2023
March 10, 2023 March 24, 2023 March 31, 2023
April 14, 2023 April 28, 2023 May 12, 2023

 *final day to submit Spring 2023 docments is Friday, April 14, 2023.

Summer 2023 Grant Refund Schedule (updated soon)

Awarded by: Refund date:
 *final day to submit Summer 2023 documents is .

Fall 2022 Loan Refund Dates

Borrower Information Sheet, Entrance Loan Counseling, and Master Promissory Note must be completed and accepted by the dates below:

Loans Accepted By: Loan Refund Dates:
October 14, 2022 November 4, 2022
October 28, 2022 November 11, 2022
November 4, 2022 November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022 December 3, 2022


*HCC reserves the right to change these dates. Last day to request loan for Fall is November 18, 2022.  

*verification must be completed by November 18, 2022 for loan eligibility. 
*full year loan requests after November 18, 2022 will not be processed until after the drop period for Spring 2023.
*cancellation of loans for fall 2022 begins November 21, 2022 if all loan checklist items are not completed and accepted prior to November 21, 2022.  For loan(s) to be re-instated you will need to contact the Financial Aid Office. 

Spring 2023 Loan Refund Dates

Borrower Information Sheet, Entrance Loan Counseling, and Master Promissory Note must be completed and accepted by the dates below:

Loans Accepted By: Loan Refund Dates:
March 9, 2023 March 30, 2023
March 17, 2023 April 7, 2023
April 7, 2023 April 21, 2023
April 21, 2023 April 28, 2023

 HCC reserves the right to change theses dates.

*Last day to process loans is April 21, 2023, if all loan task items are completed and loans accepted.  Cancellation of loans for Spring 2023 will begin April 1, if loans have not been accepted and all loan tasks not completed.
*Final cancellation of full year loans and Spring only loans is April 31, 2023 . For Loan(s) to be re-instated you will need to contact the Financial Aid Office.

Summer 2023 Loan Refund Dates (will update soon)

Student must complete summer loan request to borrow. Borrower Information Sheet, Entrance Loan Counseling, and Master Promissory Note must be completed and loan accepted.

  • last day for Summer loan request with all items completed is
  • Summer 2023 loan refunds begin .

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

To schedule an online or in -person appointment, please visit the Heartland Navigate tile found within your Student Center.

Walk-ins are available from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.