Rock Valley College

RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion Event

Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516

Event Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Representatives from the Financial Aid office of RVC will be available from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Student Center on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).

Academic advisors will also be available to assist students with planning for summer and fall schedules. 

RVC Financial Aid staff will be on hand to answer questions about financial aid and provide personalized, confidential assistance. FAFSA worksheet forms may be obtained from the RVC Financial Aid office, high school guidance counselor offices, area libraries, or online at

Attendees should plan to bring the following (if available):

  • Social Security Number. Be sure it is correct!
  • Your Alien Registration Number, if you (the student) are not a U.S. citizen.
  • Your:
    • 2016 federal tax returns, W-2’s, and other records of income (2018-2019 FAFSA for summer)
    • 2017 federal tax returns, W-2's, and other records of income (2019-2020 FAFSA for fall)
  • Banking statements and records of investments (if applicable).
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable).
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically. (This can be created beforehand at, or at the time of application). Go to to create your FSA ID.
  • List of colleges you would like to attend.

Please note:

  • Parental information is required unless you are at least 24 years of age.
  • Only parents who do not have a Social Security number can enter 000-00-0000 on the FAFSA.
  • Use income records for the year prior to the academic year for which you are applying: for instance, if you are filling out the 2019 – 2020 FAFSA, you will need 2017 income information.

There is NO COST for this service and no appointment is necessary. High school students should visit their high school counselor or contact the RVC Financial Aid Office at (815) 921-4250 or by email at