No Barriers. No Excuses.

No Barriers. No Excuses.

You CAN afford college this fall!


We understand you might have some barriers to achieving your future. We can help you remove these barriers, or at least provide some relief for: 

Childcare: Expenses related to finding alternate childcare due to loss of income related to COVID-19 or loss of childcare support due to COVID-19. Additional expenses could be childcare needed due to school-age children learning remotely. 

Educational Costs: Course-related expenses include paying for additional materials or software needed due to courses moving to an online/virtual modality. This could include prior balances owed to the college left unpaid due to COVID-19 related circumstances.

Food: Food-related expenses include paying for groceries due to loss of income as a result of COVID-19. 

Healthcare: Expenses include doctor visits, prescriptions, and test/lab results due to COVID-19 symptoms. In addition, mental healthcare costs can also be included.

Housing: Expenses that include covering the costs of housing displacement or relocation due to COVID-19. Additional expenses in this category can include rent, mortgage, or utility payments.

Technology: Expenses include paying for internet, a computer, WIFI access, web camera, or other equipment needed for courses moving to an online format. 

Transportation: Expenses could include fuel costs, bus passes, or car repairs related to traveling for school. 

FAQ

Not sure if you are eligible? Check out some commonly asked questions:

Have additional questions?

New students should contact Admissions and returning students should contact the Financial Aid office.

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040
Fax  |  618-545-3393

  • Main Campus
  • Health and Business, HB 100

Financial Aid

Phone  |  618-545-3080
Fax  |  618-545-3086

  • Main Campus
  • Health and Business, HB 135

Cashier

Phone  |  618-545-3057

  • Main Campus
  • Health and Business, HB 139
Random Photo of a Pretty Building

We can help you take the first step