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Additional Costs

While the courses are tuition-free, students should plan to pay for course materials/textbooks and transportation to class. If you anticipate financial difficulty with textbooks or transportation please send a request to with your name and ID#. FYAS will then connect with the Office of Financial Aid to determine the financial need. If you demonstrate financial need, it is possible to receive a book voucher or CTA pass.