City Colleges Urges Students to Fill Out FAFSA Now for the 2021-22 School Year to Maximize Potential Financial Aid


Last week, City Colleges held a series of financial aid workshops to kick off the release of next year’s FAFSA. Students and parents were able to get their questions answered about applying for financial aid by filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which became available on October 1, 2020.

City Colleges of Chicago District Director of Financial Aid Richard Hayes urged students to fill out their FAFSA as soon as possible in order to maximize their potential funding. City Colleges also offers scholarships and grants to help make college affordable.

To view a recording of the workshop online, click here. If you have questions about filling out the FAFSA or need assistance, please visit or connect virtually with the Financial Aid Office at any City College by going to Due to COVID19, all student services are closed to in-person appointments.