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New Student Checklist

Please take the time to complete all items on the checklist. Review the Returning Student Checklist at the start of each semester to keep your account information up to date.

**Please note- many items on the New Student Checklist cannot be started until students have completed their first term Registration Appointment. Email us if you have any questions!**

For more information on how to complete each task, select the link to open instructions, or view our How-To Guides

Review Student Basics

Please review our website for helpful information regarding billing, refunds, and important dates

Update Personal Information

Student Center Holds & To Do List

Financial Aid

College Illinois

  • College Illinois! is a state-sponsored prepaid tuition program that helps families fund future college costs with tax benefits granted by Section 529 of the IRS Code. If you are using College Illinois! to assist your expenses (tuition and mandatory fees), please fill out the College Illinois Authorization Form at the start of each semester

529 College Savings Plans - (not College Illinois)

  • If you have a 529 College Savings Plan, such as Bright Start, Bright Directions, College Advantage, etc., please visit our webpage link 529 Plans for more details.

Student Billing

Review Your Account Regularly

Student Health Insurance

In the fall and spring semesters, students who are registered for and participating in nine (9) or more credit hours and are assessed mandatory fees are also automatically included and assessed a fee for Student Health Insurance. In the summer semester, only six (6) or more credit hours are required for eligibility. For more information, please visit the Student Health Services website.