Application priority dates are March 15 for summer, April 15 for fall, and November 15 for spring. 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. The 2020-2021 FAFSA is valid for summer 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021. Students must apply annually for financial aid. If you have questions, please call (540) 674-3615, or toll-free 855-874-6689, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may write to the NRCC Office of Financial Aid, 5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA 24084.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) complete online at www.fafsa.gov
If you are applying for financial aid for a summer term, please fill out the Summer NRCC Financial Aid Form
Students interested in a Direct Stafford Student loan will need to fill out the NRCC Loan Request form online.
First time borrowers of a Direct Stafford Loan are required to complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) – complete online at www.studentloans.gov (expires after 10 years)
First time borrowers of a Direct Stafford Loan are required to complete an entrance counseling form – complete online at www.studentloans.gov.
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 https://nr.afford.com/ 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 in the Student Information System (SIS), or in person at NRCC’s Admissions Office.
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 Dr. Deborah Kennedy, Dean of Student Services, 268 Rooker Hall, 540-674-3690. or, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Mr. John Bowler, Academic Advisor for the Center of Disability Services, 115 Uptown Christiansburg Site (formerly NRV Mall), 540-674-3600, ext. 4418. Inquiries concerning ADA and Section 504 may be directed to Lucy Howlett, Coordinator of the Center for Disability Services, Advising Center, 275 Rooker Hall, V/TTY 540-674-3619