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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 “Self Service Portal” 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 "Self Service Portal" screen on WebAdvisor.  Processing may take 45 business days or more depending on the volume of applications received.

Don't forget to bring 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.                                (required under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)


WebAdvisor Video Tutorials

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How to view your Financial Aid Award Letter

How to view your "Self Service Portal" section


2019-2020 and 2020 -2021 FAFSA

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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 2/7/20

A Cal Grant award is limited to 4 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 of Operation*

Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 8:30am to 12:30pm


Monday, February 10, 2020 – 8:30am to 7:00pm


Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 8:30am to 7:00pm


Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – 8:30am to 7:00pm


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 8:30am to 7:00pm


Saturday, February 22, 2020 – 8:30am to 12:30pm


Monday, February 24, 2020 – 8:30am to 7:00pm


Tuesday, February 25, 2020 – 8:30am to 7:00pm


                   SPRING FAFSA LABS

                Building 33 Room 128

 Fridays from 3:00pm to 4:30pm

  • February 7th and 21st
  • March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th
  • April 3rd and 24th
  • May 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th