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Who can answer my question?

Find the office or entity that handles your questions about:

General application process issues

Concern Office or Entity Responsible
Turn in or ask questions about the International Aid Application Materials Chicago Financial Aid Office
Complete the UAPP Chicago Financial Aid Office
Make corrections to the FAFSA data you submitted online FAFSA Online
Complete a FAFSA FAFSA Online
Submit Appeal Form (Loss of Wages, Monthly Expense, Disaster Relief) Chicago Financial Aid Office
Make corrections to the UAPP data you submitted Chicago Financial Aid Office
Turn in a Summer Session Aid Application Chicago Financial Aid Office
Turn in Parent Taxes Chicago Financial Aid Office
Turn in Student Taxes Chicago Financial Aid Office
Turn in Federal Verification Worksheet Chicago Financial Aid Office

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Student loans

Concern Office or Entity Responsible
Apply for an NU Loan CAESAR
Complete a Stafford MPN (online version) Contact your lender
Make a loan payment (Stafford, PLUS, Alternative Loans) Contact your loan servicer
Apply for forbearance (Stafford) Contact your loan servicer
Turn in Paper Stafford MPN Chicago Financial Aid Office
Complete a Perkins MPN iPromise
Complete Entrance Interview MappingYourFuture, Chicago Financial Aid Office
Need to sign a loan check (received a postcard or email) Office of Student Finance
Have a loan check to apply to your account Office of Student Finance
Complete a loan deferment form Registrar (varies by program)
Need to turn in Promissory Notes (NU Loan) Office of Student Finance
Complete Exit Interview Office of Student Finance
Make a loan payment (Perkins, NU Loan) Office of Student Finance, iPromise
Apply for forbearance (Perkins) Office of Student Finance

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Managing your financial aid

Concern Office or Entity Responsible
Pick up a paper check for a refund or cash advance Bursar's Office
Get a copy of an Award Notice CAESAR
Check the status of your financial aid account CAESAR, Chicago Financial Aid Office
Change of address CAESAR, Registrar
Turn in an award notice Chicago Financial Aid Office
Need an Emergency Loan Chicago Financial Aid Office
Need to sign a scholarship check (received an e-mail) Chicago Financial Aid Office
Have a scholarship check to apply to your account Chicago Financial Aid Office
Need a Cash Advance Chicago Financial Aid Office
Need a Financial Aid Transcript (Summary of Federal Title IV Aid Received) National Student Loan Data System
Apply for a GRE Fee Waiver Chicago Financial Aid Office
Have a credit and want a refund Office of Student Finance, CAESAR
Set up Direct Deposit for Account Refunds Office of Student Finance, CAESAR
Make a payment to tuition account Office of Student Finance, CAESAR (ebill/ePay)
Inquire about a charge on the student's invoice Office of Student Finance, CAESAR
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