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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 Calendars
  2. Catalogs
  3. Transfer Resources
  4. Proctored Exams
  5. Louisiana Transfer Degrees
  6. RPCC Canvas

Financial Aid: Secure classes?

Follow the steps below to determine if your financial aid has been processed correctly and your classes are secure.

STEP 1. If Financial Aid has been applied, you Paid in Full, OR you have a Waiver please check your status:

  • Log into to LoLA
  • Select River Parishes Community College
  • Select Student Tab
  • Select Student Account
  • Select Account Detail for Term
  • Scroll down to view “Account Balance net of Authorized Financial Aid”
    • If your Financial Aid has been applied, you should see the credit balance (negative balance).
  • PLEASE NOTE: OTHER SCREENS MAY SHOW THAT YOU OWE MONEY! If you have a negative balance on Account Detail for Term your classes are secured.
    • If you paid IN FULL, you should see a $0.00 balance for the SEMESTER BALANCE (Summer, Fall or Spring depending on the semester you are trying to secure) and all previous semester balances.
    • If you have a waiver, you should see the waiver applied to your account.

Example of a Credit Balance (negative balance) on the Account Detail for Term Screen:

If you are expecting Financial Aid to pay for school and you don’t see a credit balance (a negative balance), Please move to STEP 2.


STEP 2. If used First Time Freshmen Deferment or entered into the Payment Plan, please check your status:

  • Log into to LoLA
  • Select River Parishes Community College
  • Select Student Tab
  • Select Student Records
  • Select View Holds
    • If your classes are held by purge protection, you will see one of the following hold types displayed:
  • Payment Plan
  • Financial Aid Purge Protection

If you don’t see these specific messages, your classes are not secured.

Example of a Purge Protection Hold:



Online classes at RPCC resumed Monday, March 30. Please check RPCC Coronavirus Response for updates, frequently requested contact information, and public information.
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