Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Forms 2014-2015

The Department of Education mandates that colleges obtain specific documentation when verifying information that students submit when applying for financial aid. Rock Valley College also requires that students read their Rights and Responsibilities and the Standards of Academic Progress policy. Depending on your individual circumstance, additional information may be necessary to process and award your financial aid.

Below is a brief description of 2014-2015 academic year forms. To view the forms, simply click the name of the form, print the form, fill it out and submit it to the Financial Aid Office. The forms you need to submit are listed on the letter the RVC financial aid office sends once we have received your FAFSA application from the Department of Education. These forms can also be found on your RVC Online Services account (once we have received your FAFSA).

These forms are required from every student applying for financial aid at Rock Valley College.

 

2014-2015 Forms

The following forms are for Fall 2014 and  Spring/Summer 2015 Semesters


Form 1 Financial Aid Information Form- (This is a 6 page document. Please print and turn in all 6 pages). This form explains in detail the academic standards all financial aid recipients must maintain in order to receive future aid as well as the applicants rights and responsibilities and other important information. Be sure to read the entire document and complete all areas of the form.

 

Verification Forms

The forms below are required if your FAFSA form was selected for verification by the Department of Education, or if after review by the financial aid staff more information is required to resolve conflicting information within your file.

  • You are considered Independent if you were not required to provide parental information on the FAFSA.
  • You are considered Dependent if you were required to provide parental information on the FAFSA.


Form 2  Independent Standard Verification Form-This form is required for independent students in the standard verification group. This form requires students to provide information such as household, work, and income information.

Form 3  Dependent Standard Verification Form- This form is required for dependent students in the standard verification group. This form requires students and parents to provide information such as; household, work, and income information.                                                                                                            

Form 4  Independent Household Resources Verification Form-This form is required for independent students in the Household Resources Verification group. This form requires students to provide information about the resources available to the household.

Form 5  Dependent Household Resources Verification Form- This form is required for dependent students in the Household Resources Verification group. This form requires students to provide information about the resources available to their parent's household. 

Form 6  Independent Child Support Paid Verification Form- This form is required for independent students in the child support paid verification group. This form requires students to provide information about child support they may have paid.

Form 7  Dependent Child Support Paid Verification Form- This form is required for dependent students in the child support paid verification group. This form requires students and parents to provide information about child support they may have paid.

Form 8  Independent Custom Verification Form- This form is required for independent students in the custom verification group. This form requires students to provide information such as; SNAP benefits, child support paid, and high school completion status.

Form 9  Dependent Custom Verification Form- This form is required for dependent students in the custom verification group. This form requires students and parents to provide information such as; SNAP benefits, child support paid, and high school completion status.

Form 10  Independent Aggregate Verification Form- This form is required for independent students in the aggregate verification group. This form requires students to provide information such as; household, income, and SNAP information.

Form 11  Dependent Aggregate Verification Form- This form is required for dependent students in the aggregate verification group. This form requires students and parents to provide information such as; household, income, and SNAP information.

Form 12 Illinois Residency Verification List- This form provides a list of documents approved by the state to verify Illinois residency for the Illinois state MAP grant.


Other Forms

IRS Tax Transcript Request Process- This form gives students directions on how to obtain their tax transcripts.

FAFSA IRS Data Retrieval Tool- Directions on how to correct a FAFSA and use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.


Form 13  Curriculum Code Form- This form consists of a list of all programs that are eligible for financial aid. It is required if you do not have an eligible code recorded in the RVC Records Office.

Form 14  Low Income Verification Form- Students and parents (if student is dependent) may be asked to fill this form out if income reported appears to be unusually low. 

Form 15  2014-2015 FAFSA Signature Form- Students and parents (if student is dependent) will receive this form if you did not sign the FAFSA electronically or you did not submit a paper signature to the Department of Education. 

Form 16  Standards of Progress Appeal Form- Students receiving financial aid must make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward the completion of course requirements in a certificate or degree program.  Fill out this form if you have been notified that you are no longer meeting the standards for financial aid and wish to appeal due to circumstances beyond your control.

Choose which method you would prefer for submitting this form:

  • Complete and submit online: 2014-2015 Standards of Progress Appeal (COMING SOON)

Form 17  Permanent Standards of Progress Appeal- Students may receive Financial Aid until they have attempted 96 credit hours, this includes up to 43 transfer credits. Fill out this form if you have attempted more than 96 credit hours and wish to appeal this limit

Academic Success Plan- Students may be asked to complete an Academic Success Plan if they are required to do an appeal. Students will complete this form prior to meeting with an academic advisor.