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2021 - Learn how to pay for college at Oct. 9 event at ECC

Tags: Events | Student Resources
Published 09/22/2021
Official ECC logo.

Official ECC logo.

Learn about financial aid and how to pay for college at ECC at Financial Aid 101, a free, virtual event hosted by Elgin Community College on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. The event will take place on Zoom. Register at

All are invited to attend this informative event. A presentation on paying for college at ECC begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 9:45 a.m. Parents and current and future students can learn about the differences between grants, loans, and scholarships - including detailed information about ECC’s Foundation and Board of Trustees scholarships and how you can search for private scholarships. 

In addition to the presentation, you can speak with financial aid representatives (including Spanish-speaking representatives) about your Free Application for Federal Financial Aid. Support will be available after the presentation until 11 a.m., and it is first-come, first-served.

Call 847-214-7360 or email with any questions about this event.