Financial Aid

You can afford RCC!

In the 2018-2019 academic year, approximately 3,300 students at Rockland Community College shared more than $16 million of financial assistance. Many students are eligible for financial aid and all students are encouraged to apply for funds to help them meet the cost of higher education. Funds are generally available for those who demonstrate financial need. for SUNY Financial Aid Day

  1. Log in to your myRCC and select the Self-Service App under My Apps.
    My Apps section in myRCC with Self-Service icon circled
  2. Once in Self-Service, click on the four ellipse in the upper left corner or Alt + M. Then select Banner, Financial Aid and then Financial Aid Self- Service.
    Self-Service Banner menu with four squares circled and Banner underlinedSelf-Service Banner menu with arrows highlighting Financial Aid and Financial Aid Self-service
  3. Once in Financial aid Self-Service Banner, please review your outstanding documents. You will be able to see outstanding documents and documents that are satisfied. If you click on the caret arrow of the outstanding document it will give you an explanation on how to proceed.
    Student Requirements screen with expand/collapse caret circled
  4. To accept your awards, please click on the Award Offer Tab on the top of the page. Once you are in Award offers please scroll down to the bottom and select the green button “Confirm.”
    Awards offers screen with Confirm button circled
  5. A pop up box will appear asking for you to accept the Terms and Conditions. Check the box next to “I acknowledge these terms and conditions.” Click the Accept Award button and you are finished.
    Terms and Conditions popup with acknowledge checkbox circled and arrow highlighting Accept Award button

Financial Aid personnel assist students and families and can help them learn about and apply for federal, state and local financial aid programs. Free personal financial aid counseling and technical assistance is available at [email protected].

FAFSA Mini-Lab

The FASFA Mini LAB is OPEN!! Students and families can get virtual guidance in completing their FAFSA. Please set up an appointment with our team members for one on one assistance by adding the FAFSA Mini LAB Appointment Calendar to your Google Calendar and then select an available appointment.

Effective April 2020 Virtual FAFSA Mini-Lab Hours: Financial Aid Staff Assistance Available
Monday9 am – 5 pm
Tuesday9 am – 5 pm
Wednesday9 am – 5 pm
Thursday9 am – 5 pm

Financial Aid has created a new email to help students complete their FAFSA. Students can email us at [email protected] and a technical professional will get back to you within 24 hours.

Important Numbers
Financial Aid1-845-574-4282
Rockland Community College School Codes(Federal – 002877) (State – 2147)
US Department of Education1-800-4-FEDAID
SAR for hearing-impaired students with access to TTY1-800-730-8913
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (TAP Information)1-888-NYSHESC
Copy of your Federal Income Tax Transcript1-800-829-1040 or
Copy of your New York State Income Tax Returns1-800-225-5829
Selective Service1-847-688-6888

Useful links

U.S. Department Of Education College Navigator

U.S. Department Of Education College Scorecard

SUNY Smart Track

SUNY Net Price Calculator

The College will disclose the college default rate (CDR), if our rate rises above the national average’