Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Acronyms You Should Know

Below is a list of acronyms to familiarize yourself with specific to Financial Aid and some of the paperwork you will fill out during the Financial Aid process.

AGI Adjusted Gross Income
COA Cost of Attendance
CPS Central Processing Site (Processes the FAFSA's)
CWS College Work Study (aka fws - federal funded work study)
DL Direct Loan
DOE Department of Education
EFC Estimated Family Contribution results of FAFSA
FA Financial Aid
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FWS Federal Work Study
ING Illinois National Guard
ISAC Illinois Student Assistance Commission
ISIR Institutional Student Information Record
IVG Illinois Veteran Grant
MAP Monetary Award Program
NSLDS National Student Loan Database
R2T4 Return of Title IV Aid
RVC funded work study
SAP Standards of Academic Progress
VA Veterans Administration