UPDATE as of 8/10/2021 - 10:30 AM - We are experiencing intermittent technical difficulties with our phones.  We have received reports of calls receiving a message regarding a system error when calling 540-831-5408.  We are working with the Information Technology team to resolve the difficulty as quickly as possible.

We continue our work to process all applications based on the priority deadlines outlined below.  If you submitted information after the priority dates below we will work to finalize your application as quickly as possible, but cannot guarantee that they will be processed prior to the bill deadline.

If you have recently submitted required documents you may check the status in OneCampus by searching financial aid requirements.


Office Availability

The main campus office is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We are located on the first floor of Heth Hall.

The financial aid office team is always available to assist you with any questions you may have from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.  We can be reached at 540-831-5408 or by emailing finaid@radford.edu.  You can also text the financial aid team at 540-328-9360.

RUC Campus Financial Aid is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  You must clear the required hospital protocol for entering the facility in order to visit the RUC Financial Aid Office.

We also encourage all Radford University Carilion students, to connect with the RUC Financial Aid team by email at rucfinancialaid@radford.edu or by calling and leaving a message at 540-985-8483, messages will be returned by a team member.


Important Deadlines

Week of July 12, 2021 - Fall 2021 Tuition & Fee bills will be sent to registered students.

July 15, 2021 - Priority deadline to submit Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal and supporting documentation for consideration prior to the fall bill deadline.

July 23, 2021 - Priority deadline for the Office of Financial aid to receive  a FAFSA to be processed prior to the bill due date.

July 31, 2021 - Priority deadline for the Office of Financial aid to receive required verification documents to be processed prior to the bill due date.

August 6, 2021 - Priority deadline for the Radford University Financial Aid Office to receive a Parent PLUS or Private Education loan application to be processed prior to the payment deadline.

August 11, 2021 - Fall 2021 Payment Deadline

January 15, 2021 - Priority FAFSA Filing Consideration- You need to complete a valid FAFSA, be admitted to Radford University, and submit any requested documentation.

The 2021-2022 FAFSA is now open, click here to get started!

Happening Now

Check out your account status on OneCampus!  You can simply search for financial aid to learn more about your current status.

We encourage all students who will be enrolling at Radford University for the Fall 2021 semester to complete and submit a FERPA.  This allows our team to talk with you and your family throughout the enrollment process!  Learn more at www.radford.edu/ferpa!

Financial Aid Timeline - Check here for important dates/deadlines to remember each term.

Weekly Announcement

Review your financial aid status on OneCampus.  Search Award by Aid Year and review the information for 2021-2022 to determine your aid status for the next school year.

View our Financial Aid Timeline for important information regarding financial aid each term.

Has your families financial situation changed since you filed the 2021-2022 FAFSA?  Learn more about the special circumstance process to see if an adjustment to your expected family contribution (EFC) is possible.

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The CARES Act Information

The CARES Act, as recently authorized by the United States Congress, provides funding for education, including colleges and universities to distribute to students who have expenses related to education disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  You can learn more about the distribution of those funds on our CARES Act Disbursement page.  

Our Mission

The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to assist prospective, enrolled students and their families in identifying and securing financial aid funds to attend Radford University. The Financial Aid Office also assumes the primary responsibility for institutional compliance with regulations for the distribution of financial aid funds. Learn more about the Financial Aid Office »

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