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  Financial Aid

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Welcome to the Financial Aid Office

Resources & Information

How to Apply

...for Financial Aid

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov, listing VVC’s school code 001335. If you need assistance, FAFSA Lab Sessions are offered, see above under "Financial Aid Events"  for available FAFSA Lab Session dates.

  2. Wait 5-7 days for VVC to receive your FAFSA information,

  3. Log on to WebAdvisor and look under the “My Documents” link to see if the Financial Aid Office requires any additional forms.

  4. If additional forms are required, select the Financial Aid Forms link, complete the required forms, and submit to the Financial Aid Window in building 52.

  5. Continue to monitor your 'My Documents' screen on WebAdvisor.  Processing may take 45 business days or more depending on the volume of applications received.

Don't forget your current VVC ID Card or your valid (non-expired) government-issued photo ID when visiting the Financial Aid Office in order for us to be able to serve you.


WebAdvisor Video Tutorials

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How to view your Financial Aid Award Letter

How to view your "My Documents" section


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The Department of Education has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN with the FSA ID. The FSA ID consist of a user-created username and password to electronically access personal information on Federal Student Aid Websites, including FAFSA on the web. Tutorial videos are available on the To Apply for Financial Aid Section in the middle of this page and at the following link: http://vvc.financialaidtv.com/.


Last Updated 9/4/19

A Cal Grant award is limited to four academic years based on full-time enrollment. A student needs to take 15 units per semester, or 30 semester units per academic year, in order to graduate within four years. For more information on Cal Grants visit www.csac.ca.gov  

Contact Us

Phone: (760) 245-4271, ext. 2277

Email: FinancialAid@vvc.edu 

Fax: (760) 243-3913

*personal information may not be given over the phone or email


Hours of Operation

Financial Aid Office will be open as follows:  

Fall and Spring

  • Monday - Thursday  8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday  8:30 am - 12:00 pm         

Extended Hours

  • Monday & Tuesday, August 19 & 20 - 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 21, 22 & 23 - 8:30am – 4:30pm  
  • Saturday, August 24 - 8:30am –12:30pm
  • Monday & Tuesday, August 26 & 27 - 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 28, 29 & 30 - 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Saturday, August 31 - 8:30am –12:30pm
  • Monday, September 2 - Closed (Holiday)
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, September 3 & 4 - 8:30am – 7:00pm
  • Thursday, September 5 - 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Friday, September 6 - Closed (All Staff-Day)


 FAFSA LABS:Bldg 33 Room 128

                    Fridays from  3:00 pm to 4:30pm


  • September 13th, 20th, and 27th
  • October 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th
  • November 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd
  • December 6th and 13th

 Summer Pell Grant/Year Round Pell

  • Disbursment is scheduled for the week of July 29th
  • Students must have remaining Pell Grant eiigibility for 2018-2019 or if received 100% of Pell, be enrolled in at least 6 units to qualify
  • Students who have been disqualified from Financial Aid are not eligible

Last day to submit 2018-2019 Financial Aid Documents for processing will be July 11th