RISE Act Application Workshop Registration

Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid (RISE Act) Application Workshop

Thank you for confirming your spot for the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid (RISE Act) Application Workshop. In order for you to complete the application successfully you will need to bring all required documents (see below).

The Honors College Lab and Student Center East Lab (4th flr) will not require you to bring a laptop. All other workshop locations will require a fully charged laptop along with your charger. 

For any additional questions regarding your application please contact the UIC Office of Financial Aid and/or Tanya Cabrera, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Inclusion, at tcabrera@uic.edu or 312.355.0011 for support.

Required Documents 

  •  2018 federal income tax returns (parent taxes for dependants), W-2s, and other records of money earned such as income earned from work and business, child support paid or received and any other untaxed income.
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • Dates of birth, including the month, day and year
  • Month and year of marriage, separation, divorce or other change in marital status
  • Parents of dependent students will also need most of the same information listed above (even though the page indicates this is for FAFSA the same logic will apply for RISE) https://www.isac.org/students/before-college/financial-aid-planning/completing-the-fafsa/dependency-status.html)
  • Reliable personal email address for student
  • Separate email address for parent if student is a dependent  
  • List of colleges you would like to attend
  • Transgender applicants who have a Social Security Number should be prepared to provide it in the pre-screening section of the application

Click here for Resources for Undocumented Students at UIC

Click here for ISAC – Implementing Organization 

Click here for IL RISE Act FB Page 

January Session Dates, Times and Locations

*** = This session requires that you bring your own fully charged laptop and charging cable to work with.
Tuesday, January 21st Wednesday, January 22nd Thursday, January 23rd Tuesday, January 28th Wednesday, January 29th Thursday, January 30th
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Honors College 4th Floor Lab, Student Center East Honors College Honors College 4th Floor Lab, Student Center East Honors College
3 p.m. - 7 p.m. ***LARES*** ***Latino Cultural Center*** ***LARES*** ***LARES*** Honors College ***African American Cultural Center***

February Session Dates, Times and Locations

*** = This session requires that you bring your own fully charged laptop and charging cable to work with.

NOTE: LARES and the Latino Cultural Center have limited computer stations available for use, but we encourage you to bring your own laptop computer.
Tuesday, February 4th Wednesday, February 5th Thursday, February 6th Tuesday, February 11th Wednesday, February 12th Thursday, February 13th
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Honors College ***LARES*** Honors College Honors College ***Latino Cultural Center*** Honors College
3 p.m. - 7 p.m. ***LARES*** Honors College ***African American Cultural Center*** ***LARES*** Honors College ***Visitors Center***

Where to go?

Honors College Lab – 828 S. Halsted St., room 102 Burnham Hall

4th floor Lab, Student Center East – 750 S. Halsted

Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES) – 1200 W. Harrison, room 2640 Student Services Building

Latino Cultural Center – 803 S. Morgan, Lecture Center B2

African American Cultural Center – 830 S. Halsted, room 209 Addams Hall

Visitors Center – 1220 W. Harrison, room 2379 Student Services Building

Registration

  • Name * Required
  • Please select your preferred Workshop date * Required
  • Choose what time you would like to attend your workshop on your specified date. * Required