Financial Aid

At Diablo Valley College, we want to make sure that no student feels they cannot attend because of cost. There are many options available to students who need partial or full financial aid. The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to inform all students of financial aid programs and provide financial aid assistance to eligible students in a timely, professional, and supportive manner.

Ways to help pay for college

Discover if you are eligible for grants, fee waivers, scholarships, loans, or Work-Study.

How to apply

Learn more about the specific steps for each financial aid option.

After you apply

Find out how to check your status, where to submit documents, and more.


Understand how to find and apply for scholarships.

Deadlines and payment schedules

Keep on top of application deadlines and payment schedules.

Policies and special circumstances

Find information on our policies, the DREAM Act, Foster Youth Program, veteran aid, and what to do if your income has changed.

Forms and tutorials 

All financial aid forms, tutorials, and PDFs.


Get help applying for different financial aid options.

College costs and money management

Understand how much college costs and how to manage your money.

Frequently asked questions

Looking for more information? Check out our FAQ page.

Financial Aid school codes:

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

Contact Financial Aid


Telephone: 925-969-2009


Fax: 925-691-1132 

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


Special extended office hours through February 3

Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Pleasant Hill lab hours 

Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 3 - 6 p.m.

Learn more about the financial aid computer lab

Office location

Admissions and Records, San Ramon campus map 

Drop-in hours

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