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!

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    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.


SALT is a free online program that helps our students and alumni manage their money and student loans, and learn money skills. SALT is available to RVC students past and present for life!

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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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Student Employment

Getting a job as a student worker will not only help you pay for college, it will also provide you with valuable skills and networking opportunities. We have numerous openings throughout the year in departments across the college.

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!

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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!