Rock Valley College
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Financial Aid

Starting college can be stressful enough. We don’t want you to have to worry about how you’re going to pay for it. Yes, the FAFSA can be intimidating. But we can help with that, too. Most of our students receive some sort of financial aid and our staff will walk you and your family through the process every step of the way!

The Financial Aid Office is receiving and processing paperwork for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Academic Years (Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters). We have provided a list of options below to submit your financial aid paperwork as the Financial Aid Office and all other campus departments continue to service our student population.

Documents completed in full, including student ID, may be submitted utilizing any of the following means:

  • Utilize printer or scanner and email to
  • Utilize scanning applications available via apps you can download on your phone and email to
    • The Financial Aid Office will not accept photos of forms or documents
  • Utilize the drop box located in front of the Student Center
  • Bring forms and documents to the Financial Aid Office located on the second floor of the Student Center
  • Hand filling out application

    Complete Your FAFSA

    Don't forget to complete your FAFSA and Financial Aid file as soon as possible to determine your financial aid eligibility. Learn more about the FAFSA process. 

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  • Financial Aid Course Deadlines

    To be considered for Financial Aid Eligibility, you must register for each course prior to the Financial Aid course registration deadline.  Please review the deadlines for each term.  

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Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator allows you to calculate an estimated cost to attend RVC (minus grant and scholarship aid) based on what students similair to you paid the previous year.

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Last year alone, the RVC Foundation awarded over $280,000 in scholarships to students just like you! Find out more about how to apply.

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Check Your RVC Email

The majority of correspondence the Financial Aid office will send you will be go to your RVC email. Be sure to check your RVC email frequently for important announcements!

Veterans Services

We are committed to serving the educational and training needs of prospective and/or enrolled service members, veterans, their dependents and/or survivors. For the last five years, RVC has been recognized on the coveted Military Friendly Schools list!