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Dates of Interest:

Summer classes end
Practical Nurse Pinning Ceremony, 6 p.m., 117 Edwards Hall
Grades available online for students (2nd 5-wk & 10-wk session)
Fall Semester Classes Begin
How to Apply for Financial Aid

How to Apply for Financial Aid


  1. 1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2016-2017 complete online at

  2. 2. NRCC Financial Aid Form – SUMMER ONLY - (

If you are interested in applying for a Direct Stafford Student Loan, you must also complete the following steps:

  1. 3. NRCC Student Loan Request – complete online at

  2. 4. Master Promissory Note (MPN) – complete online at - required for first-time borrowers (expires after 10 years)

  3. 5. Entrance Counseling Form – complete online at - required for first-time borrowers

You may be asked to provide further documentation (i.e., federal tax return transcripts from the IRS, W-2s, Verification Worksheet, etc.) if your file is selected for verification. We will contact you by email if this is the case.

The Title IV School Code for NRCC is 005223. You must be admitted to NRCC and accepted in an approved curriculum by the Admissions Office before financial aid, which may include grants and loans, can be processed. Students attending two schools in the same enrollment period must inform both financial aid offices. Students cannot receive grants/loans at two schools in the same term.

After your financial aid file is complete, we will evaluate your eligibility for aid and post that information to the Student Information System (SIS). You will also receive an email to your NRCC account directing you to the SIS so that you may view your award.

Student Information System (SIS)


  • -Go to

  • -Enter your username and password

  • -Click on VCCS SIS: Student Information System to check account OR Gmail to check email

  • -Click on Self-Service

  • -Click on Student Center

  • -Click on Account Inquiry – If taking less than 12 credits, choose award year 2017 and click “Update Pending Financial Aid”

  • -You can also view your “To-Do List,” “Pending Financial Aid” and “Outstanding Charges.”

After your award has been made, your student account will be electronically credited with financial aid/loan funds. Typically this is 4 to 6 weeks after the last date to drop and receive a refund. Any remaining balance will be sent to you from Tuition Management Systems (TMS) via the method of your choice. Visit for more information or call our Business Office at 540-674-3605. Please make sure your current address is correct on the Student Information System. You may update your address online through the Student Information System (SIS) link on our website, or in NRCC’s Admissions Office.

Application Deadlines

Application priority date for summer is March 15 and for fall is April 15. Applications received by the priority date will receive primary consideration for the upcoming academic year. Those received after the priority date will receive consideration only as funds are available. This application is valid for the 2016-2017 academic year only. Students must apply annually for financial aid. If you have questions, please call (540) 674-3615, or toll-free 855-874-6689, email, or you may write to the NRCC Office of Financial Aid, 5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA 24084.

Please check your NRCC student email periodically.

ALL FINANCIAL AID COMMUNICATIONS relating to the 2016-2017 academic year will be communicated exclusively via your NRCC student email account. It is imperative that you monitor this email account on a regular basis for the most up-to-date financial aid notifications. Please read on for instructions for viewing the Student Information System (SIS).

Non-Discrimination Statement
New River Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Mark C. Rowh, Vice President for Workforce Development and External Relations, 217 Edwards Hall, 540-674-3600, ext. 4241. Inquiries concerning Title IX (sexual harassment, sexual assault/domestic violence/dating violence, and stalking) may be directed to Amy Hall, Title IX Coordinator, 02A Godbey Hall, 540-674-3600, ext. 4211. Inquiries concerning ADA and Section 504 may be directed to Lucy Howlett, Coordinator of The Center for Disability Services, Advising Center, Martin Hall, V/TTY 540-674-3619