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School of Career Education Online Orientation

Online Orientation Kit

The Online Orientation kit gives prospective students an overview of programs offered by Riverside School of Career Education.

Go through each step below and let us answer your questions on how we can connect you to the world of work.

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Online Orientation video

Let us know that you have completed your Orientation Video and are ready for your assessment test.

Payment Options

Payment in Full
Students may pay the full payment at the time of registration with a cashier’s check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or Diner’s Club. This option allows students to pay for the program in full with no further payments due.

Payment Plan
In order to assist students who wish to enroll in School of Career Education courses but cannot pay the full fee at the time of registration, students have the option of a payment plan to pay course fees. A payment plan option is available through the FACTS Tuition Management System. An initial $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed to students choosing the payment plan option. All payment arrangements require a Payment Plan Agreement signed by the student.

Agency Contracts
Some students receive fee assistance from a public agency. If a student receives assistance from a public agency, the student must check with the agency representative to obtain an approved authorization form.

Vocational Rehabilitation
The Department of Rehabilitation provides services and financial aid assistance to students with certain disabilities. To learn more, students should contact their local Department of Rehabilitation.

Federal Student Aid
The School of Career Education now offers Federal Financial Aid for the Dental Assisting and the Dental Assisting/RDA Eligible programs. The School of Career Education administers the Federal Pell Grant which is a Title IV fund that does not require repayment.

Determine if you are elgible for Title IV funds by completing a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) and add the School of Career Education’s code 042084. The application can be found online at or a paper FAFSA is available at the School of Career Education Student Services Center. The FAFSA can also be accessed through the Riverside County Office of Education Virtual Financial Aid Office (VFAO) online at .

A School of Career Education Student Accounts Technician is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to answer any financial aid related questions. A Student Accounts Technician can be reached at (951) 826-4723 or (760) 863-3333.

Financial Aid Workshops

The School of Career Education’s financial aid workshops are designed to assist current and aspiring students with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and to answer any questions students may have on the financial aid system.

SCE’s goal is to provide financial information that enables students to make informed decisions regarding their educational costs.

Indio Campus Riverside Campus
July 21, 2016 – 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. July 13, 2016 – 12 noon – 2 p.m.
August 23, 2016 – 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. August 16, 2016 – 12 – 2 p.m.
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Net Price Calculator

This calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost of attendance – including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other related expenses – minus estimated grant aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

These estimates do not represent a final determination, or actual award, of financial assistance, or a final net price; it is an estimate based on cost of attendance and financial aid provided to students in a previous year. Cost of attendance and financial aid availability change year to year. The estimates shall not be binding on the Secretary of Education, the institution of higher education, or the State.

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Virtual Financial Aid Office – get many of your questions answered at Riverside Office of Education Virtual Financial Aid Office.