JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver (SETTW)

Welcome to the online application process for the Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver (SETTW) Program.

Important information regarding this program may be accessed by selecting from among the options that appear in the menu at the right margin of this page. Be sure you read and understand this information prior to submitting an application.

In order to complete this online application, you must log in to the ISAC Student Portal (if you have not already done so, you may create a profile here). After entering and submitting your data via the online application, follow the on-screen instructions to sign and submit the application to ISAC. You will have the option of electronically signing and submitting your application (preferred method), or you may print and sign your application by hand and then mail it to ISAC. For priority consideration, your complete, signed application must be submitted (i.e., electronically signed or postmarked) on or before March 1 preceding the academic year for which you are applying.

Because the application contains personally identifiable information, caution should be used if submitting and/or printing the completed application in an unsecured setting (for example, a public computer at a library).

If you have any questions regarding this program or the application process, contact a representative from the ISAC Call Center.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2022-23 academic year. The 2023-24 Illinois SETTW Program application is anticipated to be available in December 2022.