Financial Aid-We Are Here For You

We know this time can be stressful and that you may need extra assistance. We are here to help you through these unprecedented times. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.



Processing Status

  • Financial aid forms can be mailed to:
    • Sandburg Financial Aid
    • 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd
    • Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Financial aid awarding, document processing and disbursements will continue both on and off-campus. Loan processing for the current year is ongoing. Loan requests can be submitted online.
  • Monitor your account via mySandburg for updates.
  • Financial aid offer letters for 2020-21 have been processed. Any additional 2020-21 financial aid applications will continue to be processed on a weekly basis. Awards will be viewable on mySandburg.
  • 2021-22 financial aid offer letters will be processed and made available beginning April 2021.


Change of Financial Circumstances (Special Conditions)

If you or your family's financial circumstances changed (loss of job or benefits) and your 2020 income will be less than 2018, you may qualify for Special Conditions. If your Pell award is less than $6,100, please complete a 2020-21 Special Conditions Form.


Contact Us

Text:   844.390.7172 (include your name and student ID)

Phone Assistance:

  • 309.341.5283
  • 309.341.5209
  • 309.341.5340
  • 309.341.5321 (Veterans)


Sandburg is here to help you through the financial aid process. We invite you to watch our Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid video below, which provides important information to guide you through completing your FAFSA. For additional information about the financial aid process, please visit our financial aid resource page.


We also offer one-on-one assistance as part of our service to our community. We will help any student attending any college or university to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Click the signup button below for FAFSA one-on-one assistance via a ZOOM virtual meeting.

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Zoom General Financial Aid Advising:

We offer ZOOM meetings for all things that don't fall into the realm of completing the FAFSA Application through a separate sign up form found here. When signing up, please leave a brief description of why you are requesting a meeting so that we can prepare any relevant information before your meeting. If you need help with filling out your FAFSA please click the green sign up button above.



Veterans and Dependents

Michelle Erickson
Coordinator of Veterans and Military Service/Financial Aid Manager
Phone: 309.341.5321
Fax: 309.344.2529
Located in Room E-101, Financial Aid Office