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Financial Assistance Office

Mission Statement

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.

SVCC School Code: 001752


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**Federal Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Regulations**

In December 2011, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-74). This law limits the use of the Federal Pell Grant to 12 semesters (or 600%) throughout a persons lifetime. Please click the link above for more information regarding this new law and how to calculate your eligibility used.

Office Hours

Fall/Spring Office Hours

Mon - Wed
8:00am - 7:00pm
Thu - Fri
8:00am - 4:30pm
Sat - Sun

Summer Hours

Mon - Wed
7:00am - 7:00pm
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) 288-6014

Current Staff & Responsibilities

Jenn Schultz
Financial Assistance Director
Student Financial Assistance
Phone: 815-835-6405
Patrick Lahaie
Financial Assistance Advisor - Loans
Student Loan Specialist
Phone: 815-835-6203
Kim McClanahan
Financial Assistance Advisor - MAP/Foundations
General Financial Assistance
Phone: 815-835-6315
Migan Highsmith
Veterans Services Coordinator
Room Number: 1G12
Phone: 815-835-6420
Amy Bushman
General Financial Assistance
Room Number: 1G12
Phone: 815-835-6255