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Did you know 81% of our students receive some form of financial aid or scholarship in Fall 2016?At Richmond Community College, our goal is to offer educational programs and assistance that ultimately impact our community for the better, allowing for more jobs, more employed citizens and overall better lives for the people around us. A part of this mission relies on students having the means to take advantage of our educational offerings, which often necessitates financial aid or scholarships. Take a look at what we offer for financial assistance at RichmondCC, and if you have questions, contact one of our staff members listed below, or come by the Financial Aid Office in the Student Services Office in the Lee Building if you have questions or concerns.

Financial Aid Programs

Qualifying for Financial Aid

Important Dates and News for Fall 2019 Semester

2019-2020 Award Letter Supplement

Year Round Pell

Applying for FAFSA

To apply for federal aid as a North Carolina student, you must complete a FAFSA. Start by applying for an FSA ID and password online at Dependent students and their parents each need a FSA ID and password. This information is used to electronically sign the FAFSA application. Keep the information on file because you use it each year to file your FAFSA. Students must complete a new FAFSA each academic year. FAFSA completion is required for RichmondCC scholarships.

If you have trouble with the application, you can call 1-800-4-FEDAID (800-433-3243) or read through the helpful links below. RichmondCC's federal school code is 005464.

FAFSA Checklist

How to Create FSA ID

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA

FAFSA Tips and Common Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Student Aid

Some students who file for FAFSA are selected for a process called verification. This is simply a review of the information that you have put on your application. You may need to get a transcript of your 1040 Federal Income Tax Form. To get a transcript, call 1 (800) 829-1040 or visit In addition, students will need to complete a Verification Worksheet. The Financial Aid Office will mail this to you if you are selected or you can download the verification form you need from our Financial Aid Forms page. Choose the year that applies. Once we have reviewed your financial information, we will notify you of any aid for which you may qualify.

Additional Resources

NCWorks WIOA Brochure

WIOA Check list Richmond

Sandhills Community Action Richmond County
302 Leak Street
Rockingham, NC
910-410-0207 (phone)
910-410-0209 (fax)

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Financial Aid Contacts

Andrea Daniels, Director of Financial Aid
(910) 410-1724

Mary Bostic, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
(910) 410-1739

Mary Little, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
(910) 410-1725

Dawn McElroy, Financial Aid Specialist
(910) 410-1723

Financial Aid Office Fax: (910) 582-7102

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