By Leo Cabral California Community College students facing pandemic-related challenges have until March 2 to apply for emergency aid through the Cal Grant. Filling out the FAFSA and the California DREAM Act application by the deadline is important to ensure students qualify for the most aid available to them. Being in the financial aid system
By Rolinda Espinoza Riverside City College student government is planning a second round of stimulus money for students, with an emphasis on serving undocumented students. Stimulus money was first provided to Community Colleges through the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help students who were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES
By Erik Galicia Student leaders have created a pandemic stimulus fund available to all Riverside City College students after federal guidance on the distribution excluded all students who are ineligible for FAFSA. These restrictions left Nathalie Ntwali, a first semester RCC international student, feeling uncertain about her academic future. “If I’m not able to pay
By Erik Galicia Undocumented students will not be eligible to receive federal coronavirus relief money, which was distributed to Community Colleges last week. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27 allowed for a total of over $18 million to be awarded to the
Riverside City College is actively accepting Promise Program applications.
You could apply on the Riverside City College website.
Deadlines to apply is May 24.
“It had become too emotionally stressful to the point that I would cry when my mother or sibling dropped me off at school,” Paola Palacios a member on our editorial board said of her experience as a homeless student.
Many students are attending Riverside City College in hopes of transferring to a four year university. Others are striving to graduate with an associate degree. But what if the units and classes students are currently taking are not accredited or transferrable?
Below is a rubuttal concerning the news article, “The FAFSA trap” on page three of Viewpoints’ September 19 issue. ELIZABETH HILTON |STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR Our current disbursement product, the Sallie Mae Debit Card, is available to students who chose to sign up for the card to receive their funds. If a student chooses to
Monsoon Muwwakkil | Staff Writer For many of the students at Riverside City College, (RCC) this is their first year of college. Having little experience and being somewhat nervous about college, paying for student fees, books and classes can be challenging and confusing. Financial aid can take the burden off of struggling students and their families, but setting up a financial aid