FAFSA Graduation Requirement

FAFSA Graduation Requirement


Beginning with the 2020-21 school year, in addition to all other graduation requirements, a student
must meet one of the following requirements to receive a public high school diploma (Public Act
101-0180):


1. File a FAFSA Application; or
2. File the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid; or
3. File a waiver/opt-out with the school district. 

Please contact your school counselor for more information.


The following FAQ Section will provide detailed information, to allow you and your family to learn all your options to complete this graduation requirement. FAQ in English FAQ in Spanish