New Students

My To-Do List

  • It is critical to complete the actions to activate your financial aid.
  • All actions/documents must be completed before any scholarships are credited to your Business Office account.
  • Please fax or mail requested documents. We do not recommend emailing of sensitive personal data.  
  • Contact the Financial Aid Office at 804.752.7259 if you have questions.

To-Do List for Students and Parents

  • Review your Financial Aid Award Letter for your Estimate of Balance Owed.

  • Refer to our Private Loan webpage for an additional option to the federal direct loan program. It is expected that parents and students will resolve account balances prior to enrolling.

  • Read the Financial Aid Consumer Information Booklet 2017-2018 (PDF), which contains details regarding your financial aid, including loans and the academic requirements for renewal of financial aid.

To-Do List for Students

  • To accept the $5500 Federal Direct Student Loan you must complete both the Entrance Counseling and the Direct Master Promissory Note (MPN) on-line at studentloans.gov using your student FSA ID. Loan documents received after Sept 1 will not be processed and disbursed until after October 1.

  • If you wish to decline or reduce the amounts of the loans offered, complete the CHANGE FORM . Without this form, we will assume you want the full amount of all loans. Additionally, anticipated private scholarships should be listed on the Change Form. (Fax or Mail form to the R-MC financial aid office)

  • Virginia residents, please submit the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG) Application the Financial Aid Office by the college's June 15 deadline. Applications received after the state deadline of July 31 are not guaranteed funding for the upcoming academic year. (Fax or Mail to the R-MC financial aid office)

  • On-campus jobs: The Job List is posted July 1 for the upcoming academic year. Students contact the individual supervisors by email to inquire about posted job listings. R-MC does not place students in jobs. 

To-Do List for Parents

To apply for a Federal Direct Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), the parent must:

  • Log on to studentloans.gov using parent information and parent FSA ID. 
  • Complete the Direct Plus Loan Request. Note: In regard to the question "how much do you want to borrow" we recommend you check the "Maximum Amount Allowed" box in order to cover the full amount due including loan origination fees.
  • To accept the loan once you are approved, you must complete the Direct Plus Master Promissory Note (MPN) by entering your parent FSA ID number again.
  • Parents who are denied the Direct PLUS Loan, your student is eligible to receive an additional federal Unsubsidized Direct Student Loan in an amount up to $4,000 per year for freshmen and sophomores and up to $5,000 per year for juniors and seniors. If your Direct PLUS is denied we will automatically send you the Direct PLUS Action Denial form authorizing the additional loan.

Please refer to our Scholarships & Aid webpage for information on the Higher One monthly payment plan, private scholarships, tax incentives, and other possible sources of aid.

Randolph-Macon College

Office of Financial Aid Office

P.O. Box 5005

Ashland, VA 23005

FAX (804) 752-3719