Financial Assistance Forms and Resources

2024-2025 Financial Assistance Forms

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FACTS Payment Plan (eCashier) is a tuition management service used by RCC that allows students to set up a payment plan to cover tuition and fees. FACTS can help families like yours meet their tuition obligations in a low cost, convenient way that is completely confidential and secure. Its flexibility and variety of payment options can help keep education more affordable.

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a nonprofit partnership between Pathways of North Carolina, College Foundation Inc., and the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. These organizations have broad expertise in helping students to prepare successfully for college and to find the best financial aid alternatives. Together, they provide a complete and comprehensive source of information - and real solutions - for students and their families.

The College Foundation of North Carolina CFNC provides financial literacy information through interactive financial literacy courses, videos and games can help you make responsible choices about managing money. You'll learn how to avoid financial pitfalls such as overspending, misusing credit and not budgeting.  The financial literacy online programs and their instructor guides are available through an agreement with Decision Partners, a financial literacy education organization.

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form is used to determine the amount of money a family is expected to contribute to the price of attending a postsecondary institution. The results of the FAFSA are used in determining student grants, work study, and loan amounts.

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, their 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school.

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid is a comprehensive website devoted to financial aid. Includes information on scholarships, loans, savings, military aid, financial aid applications, and student aid seminars.