2024-2025 Special FAFSA Alert

Each year the FAFSA typically opens in October. Due to substantial changes to improve the application experience, the Department of Education announced that the 2024-2025 FAFSA will be open by December 31, 2023.

The 2024-2025 FAFSA will be in effect for terms beginning with Fall 2024. Students currently attending can still file the 2023-2024 FAFSA for attendance through the Summer 2024 term.

Finding the Money You Need to Succeed... 

In addition to offering low tuition, we're here to help you apply for financial aid and answer any questions about your financial aid eligibility. You should also apply for scholarships

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Applying for Financial Aid

You must reapply annually for funds to help with paying for your education. Each type of financial aid has different requirements and application processes. Learn about the upcoming changes to the FAFSA.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid

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Eligibility Requirements

General eligibility requirements for state and federal financial assistance programs are listed here. Other requirements may apply for certain programs. Be sure you meet all requirements before applying.

Extra Help for Eligible Students

Many people don't even bother to apply for financial aid as they think they make too much money to qualify. Well, Waubonsee doesn't want anyone to leave free money on the table, so we're introducing our Success Scholarship! 


Eligible students who complete the financial aid application process may qualify for scholarship assistance to help pay for tuition, fees, and/or course materials. Awards may vary, see qualifiers for details.  


So stop waiting, and start applying! 

Don't miss these important dates and deadlines for financial assistance.

Quick Links

Take a look at this key info and take these key actions. The ones requiring mywcc login are most helpful once you have applied for aid and are looking to complete the process. 

Financial Education

Money Matters educates Waubonsee students on personal finances through individual peer-to-peer appointments, campus wide events and online resources.

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Cost of Attendance

Costs are for both a fall and spring semester.  Tuition/Fees and Books are based on 12 credits/semester.  Actual costs are dependent on individual circumstances.

The figures below are meant to serve as general guidelines to help you plan your educational expenses. Use Net Price Calculator to determine the difference between total cost and estimated financial aid. You can also learn more by visiting our College Affordability and Transparency Center scorecard.

For more information...

Phone: (630) 466-5774; Fax: (630) 966-4846

Please see any special hours listed in the Services Directory.

Sugar Grove Campus
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Student Center, Second Floor

Mon. -  Wed., 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thurs. -  Fri.,  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Aurora Downtown Campus
WCC at Aurora Downtown Campus

Second Floor, Room 241

Mon. -  Wed., 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thurs. -  Fri.,  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Aurora Fox Valley Campus
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Student Services Suite, Second Floor

Tues. & Thurs., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Plano Campus
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Student Services Suite, First Floor

Mon. & Wed., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.