Ease your financial strain with SWIC's Financial Aid

Financial Aid, Veteran Services, and Student Employment has returned to in-person assistance.

Remote assistance continues to be provided via email at  fin_aid@swic.edu and by phone (618)235-2700 ext. 5288. Students also are encouraged to monitor their student email and eSTORM account for updates.

Please ensure you are prepared for your face to face visit!


  • SWIC lanyard if you are a current student
  • Masks must be worn for service
  • Due to limited capacity, please do not bring guests

Apply for Federal and State Financial Aid

Apply for federal and state financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at studentaid.gov. The school code for SWIC is 001636. The FAFSA must be completed each academic year. The FAFSA application becomes available to be filed October 1st each year.

Assistance with the FAFSA is available at SWIC through PALS.

Financial Aid and Academic Advisor

The Financial Aid Office will pay only for classes that are required for a student’s declared program(s) of study. We are strongly encouraging students to meet with an academic advisor to review their program(s) of study and the classes required to complete the program(s).

Financial Aid Forms

Prior to completing any of the following, students should review the To Do List in their eSTORM Student Center to ensure that the correct forms are printed.

Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

Dependent Verification Form
Independent Verification Form

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