After you submit your FAFSA or California Dream Act application you can follow the steps below to check your financial aid status.
About two weeks after submitting your application online, the DVC Financial Aid Office will send a follow-up email to your InSite account with more instructions.
You may be required to complete and submit additional forms or documents to the Financial Aid Office. To find out, click on Financial Aid through https://m.4cd.edu.
Documents or forms may be required so our office can confirm the information on your FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (CADA) is correct. Financial aid staff will review the information you reported on the FAFSA or CADA and compare it with the documents submit and change any errors found on your application.
You may access the financial aid forms you are required to submit directly from your Checklist or on our website.
After you have printed, gathered, and completed all documents listed on the Financial Aid Checklist, visit the Financial Aid Office during drop-in hours to submit your forms.
Please note, only general questions about financial aid are answered at the front counter during office hours. If you have specific questions, have documents to submit, and/or wish to speak to a financial aid staff person, you are required to visit during drop-in hours and present a valid form of identification. If you are unable to submit your documents in person, please contact our office for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have three options for receiving financial aid. Starting June 1, 2018 you will be able to sign up for one of these options through our new service provider, BankMobile.
You MUST select a refund delivery preference from the options listed above. Here's what you need to go.
If you previously signed up with BlackBoard Pay for direct deposit or a Money Network CollegeCash card please read our Financial Aid Alert for additional information about how the transition could affect you.
You will receive an award letter email in your InSite account about 2-4 weeks after your drop-in meeting at the Financial Aid Office. The award letter will posted to your InSite account and list the type and amount of financial aid you qualify to receive. Please review the 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 Financial Aid Disbursement Calendar to learn the dates that financial aid will be disbursed and timelines for delivery based on refund option you select.
Office location: SSC building, first floor Pleasant Hill campus map
Summer 2018 Hours
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Thursday, August 17, 2018
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 4 pm
Monday/Thursday: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Tuesday/Wednesday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Fall 2018 Hours
August 21, 2018 - December 19, 2018
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 7 pm
Friday: 8 am - 1 pm
Drop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8 am - 3 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Friday: 8 am - 12:30 pm
Pleasant Hill lab hours
Monday/Thursday/Friday: 8 am - 12 pm
Tuesday/Wednesday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Learn more about the financial aid computer lab
Admissions and Records, San Ramon campus mapDrop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)
Wednesday: 10 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm
Break times: 15 minutes at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm