Costs & Financial Aid

  • 2018-2019 FAFSA Now Available!

    You can now submit your FAFSA earlier!

    You can file your 2018-2019 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017, rather than January 1, 2018.

    The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling you to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1st every year!

    The 2018-2019 FAFSA requires you and your parent(s) to submit 2016 income tax information (if applicable).


    The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is suspending the announcement of 2018-19 Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants for applicants whose initial 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is received by the Central Processing System (CPS) on or after Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

    Changes for the 2017-2018 FAFSA

    You may start filing your 2017-2018 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2016 rather than January 1, 2017.

    This earlier date will be a permanent change that will allow you to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1st every year. The 2017-2018 FAFSA will report you and your parent(s) if applicable 2015 income tax information rather than your 2016 tax information.

    The Financial Aid Office will offer workshops to assist you in completing your 2017-2018 FAFSA.

    Welcome to the Financial Aid Office

    Since 1924, Morton College has offered district residents excellent educational opportunities that are also affordable and provide value.

    The Financial Aid office continues to make every effort to assist qualified students who are in need of funds to continue their education to secure the grants, loans, scholarships, and student work-study program opportunities that can help them meet their educational and professional goals.


    The Financial Aid Office provides services and programs to all Morton College students in support of their education. The Financial Aid Office is committed to:

    • Advising students and families
    • Tracking academic progress
    • Processing need analysis information
    • Coordinating awards
    • Distributing funds equitably

    Financial Aid programs will be administered with integrity in order to help as many students as funding will permit.