2020-2021 Financial Aid Documents

The documents listed below may be mailed to the financial aid office, or scanned and emailed to financialaid@rcbc.edu. It is acceptable to send a picture of the document as long as it is legible.

It will take approximately four weeks to review the information that you submit and award financial aid. Please be aware that additional information or clarification may be requested.

2020-2021 Standard Verification Worksheet The Department of Education has selected your file for a review process called verification. Financial aid eligibility will be determined after the list of missing information has been submitted and reviewed by our office. Before awarding Financial Aid, we are required to confirm the accuracy of the information you reported on your FAFSA.
2020-2021 Custom Verification Worksheet The Department of Education has selected your file for a review process called verification. Financial aid eligibility will be determined after the list of missing information has been submitted and reviewed by our office. Before awarding Financial Aid, we are required to confirm the accuracy of the information you reported on your FAFSA.
2020-2021 Aggregate Verification Worksheet The Department of Education has selected your file for a review process called verification. Financial aid eligibility will be determined after the list of missing information has been submitted and reviewed by our office. Before awarding Financial Aid, we are required to confirm the accuracy of the information you reported on your FAFSA.
2020-2021 Dependency Override Request Form

This form is completed by students who are deemed dependents however have an extraordinary circumstance where they should be considered independent for financial aid purposes. The US Department of Education has given guidance regarding situations that do and do not qualify as unusual circumstances that merit a dependency override. In particular, the following circumstances do not merit a dependency override, either alone or in combination: Parents refuse to contribute to the student’s education; Parents are unwilling to provide information on the application or for verification; Parents do not claim the student as a dependent for income tax purposes; Student demonstrates total self-sufficiency. Should you have questions regarding your eligibility, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

2020-2021 Marital Status Worksheet This form is required when there is a conflict of information on the FAFSA form or with the documentation received for verification purposes. Please complete the document in full and provide the requested information.
2020-2021 Low Income Statement This form is required when the income reported appears to be insufficient to support the household size. This information must be verified prior to financial aid being awarded.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal This form is filed when a student has been suspended from participation in the financial aid program. This form and ALL documentation need to be received by the Financial Aid Office by October 1, 2020 for Fall Semester consideration, April 1, 2021 for the Spring 2021 semester, and July 1, 2021 for the Summer semester. When submitting this form, you must include a signed letter explaining each term where the following grades occur, D, F, I, W, AW, NC, SR, ST and X. In addition, you must provide documentation that supports the statements in your letter.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Renewal Application

This form is completed when a student is receiving financial aid in a provisional status, as the result of having an approved SAP appeal. Students who have abided by the terms of the appeal and have not graduated, should submit this form at the end of each semester. This form must be received by October 1, 2020 to be considered for financial aid in the Fall 2020 semester, April 1, 2021 for the Spring semester, and July 1, 2021 for the Summer semester.

Special Condition Income Reduction Form Special circumstances can exist that warrant a reconsideration of your financial aid eligibility. This can include but is not limited to income and/or marital status changes.
Student Housing Clarification Form This form should be completed when a student has indicated on the FAFSA that they are a homeless and/or unaccompanied youth. If the student has previously been certified by a school official or homeless liaison that information can be submitted in lieu of this form.
Requesting Adjustment to Federal Student Loan Award

Please refer to the Federal Loan limits as outlined for 1st and 2nd Year undergraduate students.

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Never Attended (NA) Grade - Proof of Attending Form This form should be completed when a student has been reported as having not attended a registered class. The form gives the student the opportunity to provide information that substantiates their attendance. Failure to attend a registered course in any term may impact their financial aid awards for that term.
Homeschool Clarification Form This form should be completed by graduates who were home-schooled to certify that their completion is equivalent to a state high school diploma.
2020-2021 Loan Discharge Information

If you received a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) discharge based on VA documentation, SSA documentation, or a physician’s certification, and you wish to receive student loans while enrolled, you must • Submit a letter to RCBC from a physician stating that you are once again able to engage in substantial gainful activity, and • Complete this form acknowledging that you can’t receive a TPD discharge of the new loans based on a disabling condition that already exists when you receive the new loan, unless that condition substantially deteriorates in the future.

Selective Service Appeal Form Men between the ages of 18 through 25 are required to register with the Selective Service System. This requirement applies to all male U. S. citizens and male non-citizens, with only a few exceptions. For more information www.sss.gov.
Other Adult Household Size Conflict This form is completed for every adult living in the household over the age of 24 listed as a dependent. This information must be verified prior to financial aid being awarded.
Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Direct Loan Request Form

In addition to completing the RCBC Direct Loan Request Form for Federal Direct Student Loans, you are also required to complete Entrance Counseling and the Master promissory Note. Both can be found at https://studentaid.gov/. Click on the "In School" tab and scroll down to Popular Topics. Students will need their Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) username and password to login to their accounts. This information will be sent directly to RCBC within 7-10 days.

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Summer 2020 Direct Loan Request Form

In addition to completing the RCBC Direct Loan Request Form for Federal Direct Student Loans, you are also required to complete Entrance Counseling and the Master promissory Note. Both can be found at https://studentaid.gov/. Click on the "In School" tab and scroll down to Popular Topics. Students will need their Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) username and password to login to their accounts. This information will be sent directly to RCBC within 7-10 days.

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