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Unparalleled Access

At SIU, we've made it part of our mission to dismantle anything that stands between people and discovery. Whether through scholarships, grants, or loans, we put your college experience within reach.

We will guide you through the process and will be available to assist you every step along the way, ensuring that every person has the opportunity to succeed at SIU.

Change in Circumstances? If you and/or your parents have experienced a decrease in income or a major financial change (special circumstance), or if you have a unique situation that might have changed your dependency status (unusual circumstance), we can review your financial aid eligibility. Please contact our office to see how we can help.

Federal School code: 001758

secure document upload

Upload your documents through the form below. The form allows you to submit only one document at a time.


If you have questions about your financial aid please reach out to our office at

Parent Proxy

SIU has proxy access to view student information. This is great for parents and guardians to view financial aid, billing, and registration information. To create proxy access, students should log in to SalukiNet and click on "my records," then navigate to the "Proxy Management" For questions, check here

**Please Note, students will need to establish a passphrase and communicate it to the proxy when setting up access. In order for the proxy to discuss financial aid information (either in person or over the phone) the proxy will need to provide the passphrase that the student has established.


The 2024–25 FAFSA® form
is now open online!

Salukis Statue

AIM HIGH -The Saluki Commitment

If your financial aid package does not completely pay for your tuition and mandatory fees, we will close the gap. See if you qualify.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Deadlines

Spring 2024
January 19, 2024

Summer 2024
June 14, 2024

Fall 2024
August 23, 2024

A student must submit an appeal to the Financial Aid Office by the deadline date to be considered for financial aid. View Forms

Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid

The Retention of Illinois Students & Equity (RISE) Act allows eligible undocumented and DACA students who are disqualified from federal student aid to apply for all forms of state financial aid. To apply for State of Illinois financial aid, these students should complete the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid, which provides a pathway for qualified students to apply for the Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant.

Terms and Conditions

Financial Aid Terms and Conditions, check here.

Scholarships Terms and Conditions, check here.