Deadlines and Payment Schedules

FAFSA deadline

The 2017-2018 FAFSA is now available online. Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial aid.

2017-2018 FAFSA (for fall '17, spring '18, summer '18)

  • Application Open: October 1, 2017
  • Deadline: June 30, 2018

The Financial Aid Office offers workshops for one-on-one assistance with the online application. Please check out our full list of upcoming workshops for dates and times.

CA Dream Act Application deadline

The 2017-2018 California Dream Act Applications is now available online. Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial aid. DREAMers must complete the CA DREAM Act Application by March 2nd to qualify for the Cal Grant. Applications completed after March 2nd will still be considered for Board of Governors Fee Waiver eligibility.

The Financial Aid Office offers workshops for one-on-one assistance with the online application. Please check out our full list of upcoming workshops for dates and times.

Cal Grant GPA Verification Form deadline

To be considered for a 2017-2018 Cal Grant award, you must have completed both the (1) FAFSA or DREAM Act Application and (2) the GPA Verification form by March 2, 2017. The Admissions and Records Office can help you with filling out the GPA Verification form or, in some cases, submit your GPA electronically.

If you missed the March 2nd deadline, there is a second deadline of September 2nd for students who are planning to attend a California Community College. Submit the required forms before the September 2nd deadline to be considered for the Cal Grant. Please note, there are a limited number of September Cal Grants available. Apply as soon as possible.

Financial aid payment schedule

For information regarding financial aid disbursements, please refer to the 2017-2018 Financial Aid Disbursement Calendar. Please note that only students with complete files that have been sent an award notification may receive a disbursement. You can check the status of your application through your InSite Portal account.


All financial aid students are required to check their DVC student email account through the InSite Portal on a regular basis in order to receive notifications, file status updates, announcements, and further instructions from the Financial Aid Office. Follow the link for instructions on how to check your financial aid status through the InSite Portal.

Financial Aid school codes:

  • DVC FAFSA Federal School Code: 001191
  • DVC CA DREAM Act Application School Code: 00119100

Contact Financial Aid

Contact

Telephone: 925-969-2009

Email: financialaid@dvc.edu

Fax: 925-691-1132 

Office location: SSC building, first floor Pleasant Hill campus map

September 5, 2017 - December 20, 2017

Office hours
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Drop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Pleasant Hill lab hours 
Monday/Thursday/Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday/Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn more about the financial aid computer lab

Office location

Admissions and Records, San Ramon campus map 

Drop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)

Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
Break times: 15 minutes at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.