Office of Student Financial Aid

Beginning March 13, 2020, the Office of Student Financial Aid will be available remotely to provide student support by email at


Normal email response time is within 24 to 48 hours and we expect that to remain the same even remotely. In the event your question cannot be answered via email, then a representative will set up an electronic meeting to answer additional questions.



Welcome to the Student Financial Aid webpage. 

Today, understanding the costs of higher education is more important than ever, and Rush University is here to help. The Office of Student Financial Aid supports university students on tuition costs, student loans, grants and scholarships, as well as work-study options, aid eligibility and frequently asked questions.


Get all the information you need here to help finance your education at Rush.

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Apply for Emergency Relief Funding

Students that demonstrate unexpected financial need can apply for a one-time funding grant of up to $2,000 per student. Students who have received emergency grants under the COVID-19 relief fund may not qualify, but are encouraged to apply.  Funding uses may include expenses related to emergency travel, unreimbursed medical expenses, new technology including computer or laptop purchase as well as internet connectivity, temporary housing, storage and moving and childcare or eldercare expenses.

Click on the “Apply Now” button below to submit your application. 

Apply Now

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Filling out the FAFSA? Here’s help

A helpful how-to on filling out this federal form required for financial aid applicants.

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Contact Information

Office of Student Financial Aid
Armour Academic Center
600 South Paulina St., Suite 440
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-6256


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