We understand your concerns regarding the current financial aid delays, and we're sorry this is happening! We're committed to minimizing the impact on you and your family, and, if needed, we will change our FAFSA and college commitment deadlines. Our decision to change our deadlines will be announced no later than March 15. If you have any questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact our Office of Undergraduate Admissions or Office of Student Financial Aid directly.

Denied Transfer FAQ


An admissions counselor would be happy to provide more information regarding the admission decision. Contact us at 217-333-0302 and ask to speak with a counselor.

We encourage you to reapply once you have completed 36 or more graded, transferable hours of college coursework after graduating from high school. Please refer to our Transfer Handbook for a list of transfer admission prerequisites.

Depending on your program of study, this may be possible. If you’re interested in completing your application, contact us at 217-333-0302 for more information.

No, you can’t submit a new application for the term to which you were denied. You must wait to reapply for the next available admission term. Please review our open and closed majors to see if your desired program is available in the next term.


Yes. You can submit the Decision Appeal Form in myIllini to be considered for your original major or a new major. We encourage you to speak with a transfer admissions counselor regarding your intent to appeal before submitting the Decision Appeal Form. Contact an admission counselor at 217-333-0302 for more information.

We’ll notify you of your decision 2 to 4 weeks after your appeal has been submitted. The deadline to appeal is December 20 for spring and June 1 for fall. Your decision will be posted within myIllini.