Financial Aid: Types of Aid

Click on the type of aid to read details about it.

U - Undergraduate, U.S. citizens/permanent residents
G - Graduate, U.S. citizens/permanent residents
I - International students, graduate & undergraduate
AID TYPE Available For:
U G I
CIM Institutional Grant Aid / Scholarships

   CIM Institutional Scholarship

   Outstanding Scholar Award (for National Merit Finalists)

   Yellow Ribbon Program

   CIM Endowed Scholarships

CIM Institutional

   Service Awards/Fellowships
   Limited to specific majors

   CIM Work Study

   CIM Loan

   CIM Payment Plan

Federal Aid
For more details on Federal aid, please see studentaid.ed.gov.
Consideration for any federal student aid requires a valid FAFSA on file annually, submitted by the school's priority deadline. Student award amounts from any of these funds (if applicable) may vary year to year for any of these funds.

   Pell Grant

   Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

   Work Study

   Direct Stafford Loan
   subsidized & unsubsidized

   Perkins Loan

   Direct Parent PLUS Loan

   Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

Private/Non-Government Aid

   Outside Scholarships

   Private Educational Loans
   Certified and Non-certified

Financial Aid Office

Fax: 216.707.4519

Kristine Gripp

Director of Financial Aid

p. 216.795.3192

e. kxg26@cim.edu

Lindsey Sobeck

Financial Aid Assistant (Mon, Wed, Fri)

p. 216.795.3166

e. lindsey.sobeck@cim.edu

Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon & 1:00 pm to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

NetPartner is the online Financial Aid system used at CIM. This site will be your main reference point once you are have formally applied to CIM and/or are a currently enrolled student: http://netpartner.cim.edu.

The CIM School Code for the FAFSA is 003031.

The CIM School Code for the CSS PROFILE is 1124.

Important Forms

FAFSA - required each year to apply for or to renew aid for U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens. For 2015-16 applicants, the due date is February 15, 2015. The returning student due date for the 2015-16 FAFSA is March 1, 2015.

Transfer Clearance Form - required of any applicant who will NOT have completed their current degree at their prior school before enrolling at CIM. Also required if you have previously deposited and signed an Intent to Enroll Form with another school (this may happen if you are wait-listed at CIM, and accepted another school's offer in the meantime).

See all forms on the Financial Aid Forms & Links page.

Useful Links

NetPartner is Temporarily Unavailable

There are no processes for applicants or current students that require NetPartner access at this time. If you have any questions, please contact the CIM Financial Aid Office at 216-795-3192 or financialaid@cim.edu. Thank you for your patience.

NetPartner: CIM's online financial aid system. Students must be an active applicant for admission to CIM or be a current CIM student to have a NetPartner account.

CIM Catalog: for more details pertaining to CIM's rules, regulations and policies for subjects related to Financial Aid and other areas. You can see our policies on Academic and Artistic Progress requirements and probation, Withdrawals, Leave of Absence, etc.

NSLDS: the National Student Loan Data System site allows you to view your complete federal loan and Pell grant history

Ohio Grant Aid: site for students and parents about Ohio student aid.

5-Year Calendar: CIM / Case five-year calendar from the Case Western Reserve University Registrar's Office.

See many more financial aid resources on the Financial Aid Forms & Links page.