Financial Aid


At Malcolm X College, the Financial Aid Office works closely with students and families to provide financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and work-study from federal and state resources.            

The Financial Aid Office is your guide and resource to making college affordable. If you are seeking to use financial aid to assist with paying for college, please make sure to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application as soon as possible.                

Virtual Financial Aid services are available are available as we all as in-person services to assist you with your Financial Aid questions.              

For Malcolm X College’s Virtual Student Services click:
Virtual Student Services Portal                    


Important Update  FAFSA Simplification 2024-2025     


Net Price Calculator

Use the Net Price Calculator to calculate the total estimated net cost of attending one of the City Colleges of Chicago.    


Financial Aid Newsletter and Quick Reference Guide:

Satisfactory Academic Progress Guides

Financial Aid Staff





​Phone Number

​​Email Address

Tenika Burns

Executive Director

(312) 850-3225​


​Assistant Director

​(312) 850-

Mario Craigen

Financial Aid Advisor I


​(312) 850-7127

David Adams

Financial Aid Advisor I


​(312) 850-7074


Tiairra Churchill 

​Financial Aid Advisor I

​(312) 850-7129​                      

Jun Jun Don

​Financial Aid Advisor I

​(312) 850-7043​                         

Merysol Perez

​Financial Aid Advisor I

FWS Coordinator (O-R)

​(312) 850-7067                     

​Linda Jackson-


​​Financial Aid Advisor II


​(312) 850-3521​

​Vonetta Brown

​Financial Aid Advisor II

VA Certifying Official

​(312) 850-7069​

Troy Gore

Financial Aid Advisor II

VA Certifying Official

(312) 850-7068


Financial Aid Announcements

The 2023-24 FAFSA application is now available. If you plan on attending college during the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 or Summer 2024 make sure to complete this FAFSA application.            


The FAFSA application becomes available October 1st each year, please remember to complete your FAFSA as soon as possible in order to maximize your award eligibility.            


Click for more information on the steps needed to complete the FAFSA on your own            


FAFSA Completion Assistance

Assistance by Malcolm X College financial aid staff is available during normal business hours. Please read our CCC FAFSA Guide​ for more information on what you will need to bring.            
No appointment is necessary. All walk-ins are welcome!