Learn more about financial aid deadlines and our payments schedules.
The 2023-2024 FAFSA is available online. Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial aid.
2023-2024 FAFSA (for summer '23, fall '23, spring '23, and summer '24)
The 2023-2024 California Dream Act Application is available online.
Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial aid. DREAMers must complete the CA Dream Act Application by September 2 to qualify for the Cal Grant. Applications completed after September 2 will still be considered for California College Promise Grant eligibility.
To apply for the California Promise Grant you must submit the following application by the following deadlines:
To be considered for a 2023-2024 Cal Grant award, you must have completed both the (1) FAFSA or DREAM Act Application and (2) the GPA Verification form by March 2, 2023 or September 2, 2023. The Admissions and Records Office can help you with filling out the GPA Verification form or, in some cases, submit your GPA electronically.
All CA Students Deadline: March 2, 2023
CA Community College Deadline: September 2, 2023
Semester Deadlines to Submit Academic Suspension or Maximum Time Frame Appeals
For information regarding financial aid disbursements refer to the 2023-2024 Financial Aid Disbursement Calendar by going to the Financial Aid file on InSite. 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 InSite.
Don't forget to select how you would like to receive your financial aid refund (disbursement)! To learn more or to select your refund preference visit BankMobile Disbursements or visit http://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoicessso/.
All financial aid students are required to check their DVC student email account through InSite 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 InSite.