Learn how to pay for college at Oct. 9 program

Posted9/24/2021 12:35 AM

Learn about financial aid and how to pay for college at ECC at "Financial Aid 101," a free, virtual event hosted by Elgin Community College on Saturday, Oct. 9.

The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. via Zoom. Register at elgin.edu/financialliteracy.


All are invited to attend this informative event.

A presentation on paying for college at ECC begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 9:45 a.m.

Parents and current and future students can learn about the differences between grants, loans, and scholarships -- including detailed information about ECC's Foundation and Board of Trustees scholarships and how you can search for private scholarships.

In addition to the presentation, you can speak with financial aid representatives (including Spanish-speaking representatives) about your Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA). Support will be available after the presentation until 11 a.m., and it is first-come, first-served.

Call (847) 214-7360 or email financialaid@elgin.edu with any questions about this event.


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