Financial Aid

Welcome to Financial Aid

financialaidThank you for visiting the Financial Aid webpage for Spoon River College (SRC). SRC participates in federal and state programs to assist students in meeting the costs of higher education. Financial assistance is available in the form of grants, scholarships, work opportunities, and loans. Click on the Net Price Calculator to determine your estimated family contribution and net price of attendance. Many of SRC's students live at home with their parents, reducing their cost to attend college by about $6,000 per year.

Apply early to ensure that your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is processed prior to the published deadlines. Funding is limited and application deadlines may be adjusted by the State of Illinois.


Spoon River College School Code for all locations(Canton, Macomb, Havana, and Rushville): 001643

Upcoming Events

Loan Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

Student loan borrowers who are graduating, transferring, or not enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the upcoming semester MUST complete Exit Counseling at  You login with your Department of Education issued  FSA ID(Federal Student Aid ID).  Please list Spoon River College as the school to receive notification that you have completed the counseling.

Completing a FAFSA

You can complete a FAFSA anywhere you have access to a computer and the internet.  FAFSAs are completed on-line at

 What you need to complete a FAFSA: Your Department of Education issued FSA ID (username and password) and your 2014 tax information.   We recommned that you use the IRS DRT (IRS Data Retrieval Tool) to import your tax information directly from the IRS.  If selected for verification later, this reduces the paperwork you will need to submit.


2015-2016 Aid Processing

We are mailing letters requesting needed information for the 2015-2016 processing year.  Please login to MySRC and select the Paying for College link on the Student Tab.  There you will find a link to Financial Aid Documents Needed.  Make sure you have selected 2015-2016 as the award year.  This will display a list of any forms needed and some informational items that you need to read.  Please print your needed forms, fill them out completely and turn them in to our offices for processing.  Don't forget those signatures!  All forms must be submitted and accepted by our office before processing can continue!  If you have questions, please come see us or give us a call!  We are here to help YOU!  

We are processing aid for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 semesters for new  and returning students.   We encourage all new and returning students to complete a 2015-2016 FAFSA today at if they have not already done so.    We are requesting needed documents.  Respond quickly and ask questions.  If you have all needed forms to our office by the priority processing deadline listed below, we will guarantee to have your aid in place by the  tuition deadline.   We continue to process aid all through out the year.  Forms are processed in order according to the date received in our offices. 


Priority Processing Deadlines

FALL 2015 - June 15, 2015

SPRING 2016 - November 1, 2015

SUMMER 2016 - April 1, 2015


The Financial Aid Office cannot guarantee that financial aid will be in place by the tuition due date if you do not submit all requested information and supplemental forms by the priority processing deadlines. The Financial Aid Office will continue processing applications after the priority processing deadline but, cannot guarantee that aid for forms received after the deadline will be in place by the tuition due date. In order to ensure classes will be held, students may set-up a payment plan through FACTS by accessing their My SRC account.



23235 N. Co. 22 Canton, IL 61520
Phone: (309 )649-7030 Fax: (309) 649-6393

Denise Harrington, Financial Aid Office Assistant
Rick Duvendack, Financial Aid/Veteran's Specialist (309)649-6267
Jo Branson, Financial Aid Director

208 S Johnson Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309)833-6073 Fax: (309)833-6062

Paula Baughman, Financial Aid Coordinator
Peggy Roth, Financial Aid Coordinator

 If you have questions or comments related to financial aid please feel free to contact a representative in person, by phone, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or by e-mail at


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