Student Financial Services

2016-17 Applications are Available!

Apply for Fall 2016 before March 2nd

  • It's not too late to apply for 2015-16.
  • For workshop times,It's not too click on our workshop link on the right tool bar.
To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at: or the California Dream Application online at:
I Applied!  What's Next?
  • Make sure to activate to check your RCC student email
  • Watch for your 2016-17 Welcome email in late April2016.


  • Review your "Required Documents by Year" for 2015-16 on WebAdvisor
  • Download all required form(s) from this webpage by clicking on "Required Documents by Year" on the right
  • Submit your required documents to the financial aid office now
Make sure to list the RCC school code under the school section of your FAFSA 001270 or
Dream Application: 00127000 
Important changes coming for the BOG waiver in Fall 2016.  Click below for more information:
For information on the California Dream Act of 2011 and how to apply, click here: Dream Act   
All financial aid disbursement will be issued via our disbursement service.  Students will have a "Choice" on how to receive their financial aid funds.  Click "here" to link to our disbursement page.

Application Calendar

January 1: Complete the FAFSA/Dream Application for the upcoming fall semester (summer semester for the BOG waiver)
March 2: Priority deadline for FAFSA/Dream Application for California State Grants
Late Spring: Complete your financial aid file for upcoming fall semester
There are 5 steps to for financial aid at Riverside City College.
  • Apply online
  • Review required documents on Web Advisor
  • Submit your required documents to complete your file and sign up for your debit card
  • Final award notice posted to Web Advisor
  • Enroll in units, begin your classes and receive your disbursement

Winter Office Hours/Contact Information   

Monday: 8 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6:00 pm 
Wednesday: 8 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:  8 am - 12:00 pm
(Holiday Closure: 01-18-16)
Riverside City College
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506-1299
(951) 222-8710