Financial aid links

Energy assistance

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Financial aid information & scholarship search links

IRS Information on Student Loans
Understanding the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit
FIRST for Medical Education (Financial Information, Resources, Services, Tools)
FinAid (Comprehensive collection of financial aid information)
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) aka College Zone
Medsend Loan Repayment Grant
National Health Service Corps
AAMC Repayment and Loan Forgiveness/Scholarship searchable database

Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA

FAFSA on the Web

  • Complete a FAFSA or Renewal application
  • Check the status of a submitted FAFSA
  • Make corrections to a processed FAFSA
  • Print Student Aid Report and send to the FA Office
  • Determine Eligibility

Financial planning/debt management

Free Annual Credit Report Access
AAMC FIRST Budget Fact Sheets

Access your student records and financial aid information

Access to your student records, excluding MD academic transcripts
To access your 1098-T Information, Carbondale issues 1098-T. If you have any questions call Carbondale's Bursar Office at 618-453-2221.

Federal Student Aid

  • Borrower's Account Information and Management
  • Download Deferment and Forbearance Forms for Direct Loans
  • Question Center

Access your federal loan history

Perkins Deferment and forbearance forms

Federal student aid student loan Ombudsman's Office contact information

Online Assistance