Student Beehive – March 30, 2016

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Check out the following links for important RCTC information:

Spring 2016 Withdrawal Deadline Approaching
Financial Aid – Apply Early for 2016-17
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Goals + Planning is the Formula to Accomplish Your Success

Please take note the withdrawal deadline for Spring Semester is approaching on April 18th. The published withdrawal deadlines for short term courses that start late or end early in the semester are available on the RCTC web site at:

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It’s time again to apply for financial aid. Although we accept applications throughout the year, the PRIORITY DEADLINE for Fall Semester 2016 is April 15, 2016. Students who complete their files by this deadline will have an award letter prior to the first disbursement date.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA), is the application all RCTC students are required to complete to be considered for any type of Financial Aid Grants, Work Study or Loan funding. Students must complete a new FAFSA for each year they wish to apply for Financial Aid.

We encourage all students to complete their FAFSA online. Visit to begin your application for financial aid. RCTC’s Federal school code is #002373. The application is also available in Financial Aid Office.

The Department of Financial Aid at RCTC is ready to assist you with any questions or guidance in filling out forms. Office hours are 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday and the phone number is (507) 285-7271.

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As partners with you to accomplish your goals, we’re interested in conversations with you about our institution and services. If you have a compliment or concern, please go to to share your thoughts about RCTC.

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Schedule a meeting with academic advisors or counselors to make steps to educational and career planning. Appointments with them can help you determine what classes to register for next semester, discuss your progress thus far. If you don’t know who your advisor or counselor is, you can download the list from our website at:

Academic advisors are professionals trained to advise students seeking technical, liberal arts and online degrees. Counseling serves all students with emotional and personal issues, career and academic issues, and students seeking the following degrees:

  • Transfer majors, and pre-majors (Nursing, dental hygiene, radiography, engineering, surgical tech, computer science)
  • Undeclared and Undecided
  • Associate in Science Transfer majors

To make an appointment with either service professional, contact Rose Conway via email or call (507) 285-7260.

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