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Financial Assistance Office

Mission Statement and Goals

The SVCC Office of Financial Assistance enhances learning by educating and assisting our students and community with their academically related expenses thereby helping them achieve their educational goals.

  • Identify and remediate financial barriers to student access to higher education.
  • Partner with the community to improve college readiness by providing financial literacy information about potential governmental, institutional, and private funding sources. 
  • Promote effective student money and debt management.
  • Expand and enhance opportunities for student employment.

SVCC School Code: 001752


The FAFSA for the 2021-2022 School Year will OPEN October 1, 2020 for you to complete.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-2022 school year will open up on October 1st.  Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so don't delay!  For assistance in completing your FAFSA, contact the Financial Assistance Office or schedule an appointment  Click here to schedule an appointment

To fill out the FAFSA visit

 Zoom for Student Services Help 

Click on the above link and wait for the staff member to start your meeting.

virtual meeting

Virtual Student Services Front Desk Hours CST:

Tuesdays:            9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Wednesdays:     9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Thursdays:          1:30 PM – 3:30 PM


Our staff are here to answer general questions and to get you connected to the right person in Student Services (academic advising, financial assistance, records, registration).

Drop in and ask questions. We look forward to meeting you!

Office Hours

Fall/Spring Office Hours

Mon - Tue
8:00am - 6:00pm
Wed - Thu
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 2:00pm
Sat - Sun

Summer Hours

7:00am - 6:00pm
Tue - Thu
7:00am - 5:00pm
Fri - Sun

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Sauk Valley Community College Office of Financial Assistance 173 IL Route 2 Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 835-6339
(815) 456-4232

Staff Listing

Flynn, Rebecca L.Financial Assistance Advisor - Scholarships and Workstudy815-835-6420
or ext. 420
Kastner, Lesley A.Financial Assistance Specialist815-835-6203
or ext. 203
Kissee, Cassandra Financial Assistance Advisor - Loans and MAP815-835-6321
or ext. 321
Schultz, Jennifer A.Director of Financial Assistance815-835-6405
or ext. 405
Valdez, Eric P.Financial Assistance Advisor and Coordinator of Veteran's Services815-835-6315
or ext. 315