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Financial Aid

Summer 2017 Hours
(June 5-August 18, 2017)
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Financial Aid Important Dates to Remember for Spring 2016

Jan 2016

2016 – 2017 FAFSA available, complete your Taxes, once processed, complete your FAFSA and use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool!

Mid to Late Feb 2016

Spring 2016 Financial Aid Disbursement Begins

Ongoing

Spring 2016 Bookstore Credit open through Feb. 23 for students in Spring Access.  

April 2016

Satisfactory Academic Progress review of Spring 2016 grades and completion begins

May 1, 2016

Priority Deadline to complete 2016 – 2017 FAFSA and receive Mass. State Grants

June 1, 2016

Priority Deadline for RCC Financial Aid processing and aid. Turn in your FAFSA by May 1st, and any requested Documentation by June 1st, to be eligible for the most State and RCC Financial Aid possible.

The Financial Aid office at Roxbury Community College assists students and their families in meeting the costs of a college education. Roxbury Community College participates in a wide range of federal, state, and private financial aid programs. Students should be aware that all institutions, including Roxbury Community College, are subject to adjustments in funding allocations from both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States Department of Education.

General eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for financial aid, an applicant must be a United States citizen or an eligible non-citizen enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an eligible program. Additionally, applicants may receive financial aid if they

  • maintain satisfactory academic progress,
  • comply with Federal Selective Service Law,
  • are not in default on any educational loans,
  • do not owe a refund on any federal grants or loans to any institution, or
  • did not obtain a previous bachelor's degree at any U.S. or foreign institution.

Financial aid awards are subject to change if any of the factors used to calculate eligibility from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) change after the date of original application.

Examples of factors that impact eligibility include increases in income, changes in family size, and/or adjustment in the number of family members enrolled in college. Students are strongly advised to consult with the Financial Aid office if they are contemplating a change in enrollment status.

Contact Us
Office of Financial Aid
Academic Building (2), Room 201 
Phone:617.541.5322
Fax: 617.933.7414
Finaid@rcc.mass.edu

TTY/TDD users: Massachusetts Relay Service or dial 711

Office hours:
Monday & Thursday: 8:30AM - 6:30PM
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM