RHC LogoHomeCalendar of EventsDirections To Our CollegeSite IndexContact Us
Admissions · Academics  ·  Library  ·  Online Services  ·  Student Services  ·  General Info  ·  Human Resources
AmeriCorps Students

Funding Your Education

Financial Aid Home
Access Rio Portal Instructions             
Verification
 Process
 
            
myRHCcard
Higher One Presentation
   Information Session
 ► Apply for Financial Aid
Eligibility
Net Price Calculator
Programs
CalGrant/Dream Act                    
Disbursement Information
Questions Asked and Answered
SAP
►  Gainful Employment
Federal WorkStudy
Direct Loans
Reporting Fraud
Cost of Attendance
Scholarships
Forms
AB540 Students
Other Resources
Staff

 

 

Welcome to Financial Aid

Reaching every student by helping you achieve your educational goals and academic success is our priority by assisting you with your financial needs.  All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid EVEN IF YOU DON'T THINK YOU WILL QUALIFY.  Financial Aid is designed to be used as a supplemental income for your educational expenses.  Please note: it may not cover your total expenses.  Rio Hondo College (RHC) participates in most Federal and State financial aid programs.

Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601-1699

Location:
New Student Service Building SS130
(562) 908-3411
(please listen for new call options)

 

Department Hours
Monday -Thursday       8:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday                         8:00 am-11:30 am


 Due to current high volume of students, we may have to close our line earlier than the posted closure time.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

          

 

PLEASE NOTE NEW DISBURSEMENT INFORMATION- Please click on our Disbursement Information Link to read about the new 30%-30%-40% disbursement information.

 

2013-2014

FAFSA application is now available at

www.fafsa.ed.gov

Rio Hondo School code: 001269-  
priority deadline March 2,2013

 

 

If you need IRS trancripts, Click here for instructions

 

If AFTER checking your AccessRio account and reading the website, you still have an inquiry, please click here to send an email.  ALWAYS include your complete student number. financialaid@riohondo.edu .

 

Financial Aid funds are now disbursed through the Higher One Debit card

Financial aid funds will be disbursed to financial aid students through their debit card from Higher One.  We must have your accurate mailing address.  Please check your AccessRio Account and update your mailing address online or visit the Admissions and Records Office.

Financial Aid students please look for your debit card in the mail.

DID YOU ALREADY RECEIVE YOUR DEBIT CARD IN THE MAIL? IF SO, CLICK ON CARD TO ACTIVATE IT!!

     Important
  • New disbursement dates, see schedule
  • All students are required to show photo ID when inquiries are made at the counter.
  • Financial aid funds will be disbursed to financial aid students through their debit card from Higher One account..
  • If you received your debit card, activate it by clicking here
  • Activate your RioMail email Account.  Financial Aid alerts will be sent to your RioMail email.
  • Financial Aid information and status is now available through AccessRio online.
  • Documents CANNOT be faxed to our department.  All documents must be brought in or mailed.
  • Documents will be processed in the date order received.  Due to increase in financial aid applicants, please allow at least 8-12 weeks for processing from submission of documents.  Check your AccessRio account to monitor your file status and any pending Unsatisfied requirements.
        Tips
  • Update your mailing address with Admissions & Records Office to ensure you receive your debit card in the mail
  • Click here to activate your RioMail Account
  • Apply Early: don't procrastinate
  • Have income documents completed early
  • Make copies of your documents
  • Use black or blue ink when completing any financial aid document
  • Check your RioMail email frequently
  • Submit all requested documents ASAP

 

**CLICK HERE TO CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR FINANCIAL AID THROUGH YOUR ACCESSRIO ACCOUNT  **

 

Non-Discrimination Policy

 Rio Hondo Community College District complies with all Federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs, including career and technical education programs, and/or extracurricular school activities.  Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District’s Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Dr. Walter Jones, Dean, Student Affairs, Student Services Building, 2nd Floor, Room SS-204, (562) 908-3498.

 

 

© 2002 Rio Hondo College - 3600 Workman Mill Road Whittier CA 90601 - 562.692.0921