Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid      

At Calumet College of St. Joseph we know that student financial aid is often the key to ensuring that your college education is a success. We are determined to provide assistance to any qualifying student who is unable to pay the full cost of a college education. The links to the right will answer most of your questions regarding the financial aid process. If you still have questions, do not hesitate to contact us by phone or visit us in the Office of Financial Aid.

News and Announcements

Free Tuition for High Need Students Who Qualify! CCSJ now offers a free tuition grant to high need students who qualify for the 2015-2016 school year.
~Must be a student enrolled in one of CCSJ’s traditional, undergraduate programs (students enrolled in graduate programs or accelerated programs do not qualify)
~Student must have a Zero EFC as processed on the 2015-2016 FAFSA
~Student must receive full Pell and full State of Indiana aid for the 2015-2016 year
~Student must complete a 2015-2016 FAFSA ( and list the CCSJ school code: 001834
~Grant will assist up to the cost of tuition after all other forms of financial aid have been applied
~Available to both full-time and part-time students

Contact the Office of Financial Aid now to see if you qualify and to find out if your tuition may be covered!

Notice of Electronic Notifications/Communication: It is the policy of the Office of Financial Aid to notify and communicate with students strictly via electronic means. Students will receive email notifications to their CCSJ email for all updated award letters, missing document items, and any important messages from the Office of Financial Aid.  Therefore it is extremely important that students check their CCSJ email account and their Student Online Services Account on a daily basis.


Time to Complete Your 2015-2016 FAFSA!


New Federal Time Limitation on Direct Subsidized Loans for First-Time Borrowers effective July 1, 2013! Review information on the new limit on the maximum period of time a student can receive Direct Subsidized Loans here.


2015-2016 Financial Aid Award Letters: As normal, students will receive an email to their CCSJ email account informing them of when their award letter is available for review (new applicants who have not yet registered will receive their email via the email listed on their application for admissions). Students will then be able to access their SOS account at to view their award letter. Email notices will be sent every Wednesday and Friday afternoon as usual, and student financial aid award packaging will be completed in the order in which they were completed and processed by FAFSA. Therefore, most students will receive their email notification for their award letter on Wednesday or Friday afternoon the week of March 25 or April 1.



CCSJ Announces New College Bound Scholarship! _______________________________________________________


For more information about enrolling at CCSJ visit the Admissions
web page or call (219) 473-4215.


Attention 2015 CCSJ Graduates! All Direct Loan borrowers are required to complete Direct Loan Exit Counseling. Exit counseling can be completed at:

Please see the Office of Financial Aid for more details.


Please stop by the Office of Financial Aid to view the financial aid bulletin for recent outside scholarship information and application materials. Also, check your CCSJ email for notifications about outside scholarships.

Tuition and Fees


Cost Comparisons

College Cost Calculator

Financial Aid Resources

Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for a Loan

Federal Work Study

Financial Aid FAQ's

Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid Resources

Important Dates

Glossary of Terms

Meet the Staff

Request an IRS Transcript

Return of Title IV Policy

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Types of Aid


View Award Letter


Contact Information Office of Financial Aid

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Summer Hours (June and July):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 8:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Room: 120
Telephone: (219) 473-4296 (Indiana)
                      (773) 721-0202, Ext. 296 (Illinois)
                      1-877-700-9100 (Toll Free)
FAX: (219) 473-4340