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Costs, Scholarships & Aid

College of DuPage provides a range of services that help bridge the gap between the financial resources of students and their families and the cost of education.

Students attending College of DuPage are strongly encouraged to apply for financial assistance in the form of federal and state grants, Federal Work Study, scholarships and Federal Direct Loans.

For assistance with financial aid, contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance at (630) 942-2251.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

The Department of Education has allocated funds through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF I, II, III) to College of DuPage. These funds are to support students who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are open to fund students with unmet needs on a first come, first serve basis until funds are exhausted. 

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER), established under the Federal CARES Act, supports targeted initiatives to enroll and retain underrepresented, first generation, and high economic need students. Eligible College of DuPage students who are experiencing barriers created by the COVID-19 pandemic may apply. Applications will be funded on a first come, first serve basis until moneys are exhausted.

Payment Policy

College of DuPage requires all students to enroll in a payment plan or pay their account balance in full at the time of registration. If you have not enrolled in a payment plan, or your account balance is not paid in full at the time of registration, you may be dropped from your classes for the amount owed. 

Contact Information

Office of Student Financial Assistance
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2220, (630) 942-2251
Fax: (630) 942-2151

Regular Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.