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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

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

  3. Log on to WebAdvisor and look under the “Financial Aid 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 use the secure Document Upload Link in WebAdvisor.

  5. Continue to monitor your "FA Self Service Portal" screen on WebAdvisor.  Processing may take 45 business days or more depending on the volume of applications received.

  6. Last day to Submit 2019-2020 for processing is July 19th

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)

Resources

WebAdvisor Video Tutorials

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How to view your Financial Aid Award Letter

How to view your "Self Service Portal" section

Links

2020 -2021 FAFSA

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The FSA ID

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 7/6/20

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         

*Due to Covid-19 Victor Valley College will be closed to the public. Please contact Financial Aid by email or phone.*

 

  1. Q: Will I need to pay back Financial Aid if I withdraw due to Covid-19?

          A: Students will not need to payback grants if they withdraw or drop classes under the EW status, due to Covid-19. Students who withdraw or drop under any other status may still be reviewed for overpayment.

  1. Q: Will I be disqualified from Financial Aid if I withdraw from school or drop classes?

           A: If students withdraw or drop classes due to Covid-19, those grades must be under the EW status in order to be excluded from Satisfactory Academic Progress. Any other status will be included in SAP.

  1. Q: I heard there is additional Financial Aid Grants for students? What is that?

           A: The CARES Act Stimulus Bill provides emergency grant funding to students affected by Covid-19. Currently VVC is in the process of awarding and providing an application for this emergency funding. Please check back for addtional information and application availability.

  1. Q: If I retake classes can I still receive Financial Aid for those repeats?

          A: Yes. Students are allowed funding for a second repeat for a previously passed class.