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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 will be released in December this year, not Oct. 1 📅
...And, there are big changes coming! Get ready for a revamped FAFSA experience and a smoother application process.
Learn more about updates to the FAFSA form: StudentAid.gov/decemberfafsa
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
August 25, 2023
January 19, 2024
June 14, 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
Students who have been awarded institutional gift aid ( SIU Grant, Institutional Scholarships) must maintain a 2.0 GPA overall at SIU Carbondale in order to remain eligible for institutional gift aid. For complete details about the terms and conditions of receiving financial aid at SIU, check here.
Scholarships Terms and Conditions, check here.