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River Parishes Community College


Academics at River Parishes Community College

River Parishes Community College, Academic Affairs, includes all technical and transfer credit programs, library services, and college-wide institutional effectiveness. Academic Affairs supports the mission of RPCC through providing leadership, quality service, and instruction that leads to technical certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees for transfer or the workforce.

  1. Academic Programs
  2. Academic Calendars
  3. Catalog and Student Handbook
  4. Online Bookstore
  5. Transfer Resources
  6. Transfer and Articulation
  7. RPCC Canvas

Rights and Responsibilities

Rights and Responsibilities

Education after high school involves your time, money, and effort. It is a big
investment that carries with it many rights and responsibilities.

As a student you have the right to know from Financial Aid:

  • Financial Aid Programs available at River Parishes Community College
  • How students apply for aid and how eligibility is determined
  • How and when aid is disbursed
  • Return of Title IV Funds policy
  • Policies regarding satisfactory academic progress
  • Terms of, schedules for, and the necessity of loan repayment and
    required exit counseling
  • Terms and conditions under which students receiving federal education
    loans may obtain deferments. A Deferment List available on the Department of Education website at
  • Terms and conditions regarding Title IV Aid Information is available at

As a student, you are responsible for:

  • Completing all forms required by Financial Aid accurately and by the
    published deadlines.
  • Notifying the Office of Financial Aid if any changes are made in your
    name, address, marital status, financial situation, or enrollment status.
  • Reporting to the Office of Financial Aid any additional assistance from
    other sources, such as scholarships, waivers, and education benefits.
  • Maintaining satisfactory academic progress
  • Reapplying for aid each year by completing the FAFSA at

Please note: Financial aid awards are tentative awards and are not finalized
until enrollment status is final. Any changes in enrollment status should be
reported to the Office of Financial Aid immediately so that any necessary
adjustments may be made.