Financial Aid
Financial Aid Lab
Berks Hall Room 107
Phone: 610-607-6225; Fax: 610-607-6290
Day Time
Monday 9AM - 5PM
Tuesday 9AM - 7:30PM
Wednesday 9AM - 7:30PM
Thursday 9AM - 5PM
Friday 9AM - 5PM

Financial Aid

Financial assistance is available to fund your education and the staff of the Financial Aid Office is here to help! The College participates in most Federal and State financial aid programs. Scholarships are also available through the Reading Area Community College Foundation.

Financial Aid Lab

In person assistance is offered in our Financial Aid Lab. Receive help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the PHEAA State Grant application, Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling, and scholarship applications. Walk-in help is available in Berks Hall, Room 107. It is advisable to establish your FSA ID prior to your visit.

Virtual Financial Aid 

For virtual assistance with your FAFSA, visit this link. No camera is needed, but audio is required.

Virtual Help Hours

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 5PM - 7:30PM

Financial Aid representatives are available to answer all of your questions and help you successfully navigate the process. Reach out by email, phone, or drop in at your convenience during our regular business hours:

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday: 8AM - 5PM
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 8AM - 7:30PM

Phone: 610.607.6225
Department of Education Code (8-digit OPE ID): 01038800
FAFSA School Code: 010388

(Email is NOT secure. In order to prevent identity theft, please DO NOT e-mail sensitive information such as forms containing your or your parent’s social security numbers or tax information. Please hand-deliver sensitive information or contact our office for other options.)

Financial Aid Presentation - PowerPoint PDF