Welcome! The goal of the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans' Affairs is to assist you and your family in securing the resources necessary to fund your education. The Financial Aid Office is responsible for administering traditional federal and state financial aid programs including grants, loans, and work-study.
2015 FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) WORKSHOPS
Tuesdays Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10
10:30am - Noon in W142 at Richland Community College
Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11
3:00pm - 4:30pm in W142 at Richland Community College
Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 12
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Workforce Development Institute
Feb 7 | Noon - 2:00pm
Fairview Park Plaza Extension Center
Participants must bring the following:
2014 tax return or 2013 tax return if the 2014 return has not yet been filed
Record of savings, stocks, bonds, other investments, and business/farm assets
Record of untaxed income (child support paid/received and workers comp)
Dependent students will need to bring the above items for their parents (including dates of birth)
Financial Aid Mission
The mission of the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans' Affairs is to provide clear and appropriate information and counseling to educate current students, prospective students and parents about financial aid. We award grants, loans, federal work study, and veterans' benefits to eligible students in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies that govern federal, state, institutional and privately funded programs. Our team provides premium service in a timely manner to stakeholders so that students have the opportunity to further their educational goals.
The vision of the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans' Affairs is to promote awareness of Financial Aid opportunities and provide quality customer service while utilizing new and expanding technologies for the purpose of exceeding the expectations of our students, staff and community.
Registration, Advising, Financial Aid Services, Cashier’s Office, and Scholarships are currently located in the Workforce Development Institute (WDI), on the east side of campus.
Phone: (217) 875-7211, ext. 274 or 277
Fax: (217) 875-7783
Financial Aid Resources
Financial Aid Refund Dates
Check disbursement dates and other related information are located in myRichland under My Student Info...My Financial Aid.
Financial Aid Documents & Other Information
Forms, direct lending information, veteran's educational information, and cost of attendance information is available for the academic years listed below: