Apply for the FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

If you are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen you may complete the FAFSA online.

Important information for FAFSA applicants

  • The information on your FAFSA will be used to determine your eligibility for both federal and state financial aid.
  • The FAFSA is available beginning October 1 each year for the upcoming academic year (starting in the fall).  
  • Students are highly encouraged to apply for the FAFSA before the March 2 priority deadline date.
  • You may still apply after March 2; priority is given to students who complete the FAFSA by March.

DVC FAFSA federal school code: 001191 

For one-on-one assistance with the online application, learn more about our workshops or visit the financial aid computer lab.


First Time FAFSA Filer? Watch below for assistance

Renewing your FAFSA? Watch below for assistance

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.

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

Learn more about the financial aid computer lab

Office location

Admissions and Records, San Ramon campus map