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 of financial assistance. 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.
Are you having difficulty paying your college costs or experiencing a financial emergency related to attending college due to the COVID-19 pandemic ? If so, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Emergency Grant! Students enrolled for spring 2022 can apply for $1000 grant to help with books, supplies, housing, food, transportation, technology needs, health care, child care and other costs. Don’t let a financial emergency keep you from completing your educational goals at DVC! Funds are limited! Learn more and apply now!
Discover if you are eligible for grants, scholarships, loans, or work-study.
Learn more about the process and types of applications available.
Find out how to check your status, where to submit documents, and more.
Understand how to find and apply for scholarships.
Keep on top of application deadlines and payment schedules.
Find information about important financial aid policies.
If you have a special circumstance (ex: a change in income) or qualify under a special status (ex: Foster Youth, Veteran, DREAMer) you may be eligible for additional financial aid.
All financial aid forms, tutorials, and PDFs.
Get help applying for different financial aid options or complete a required financial aid workshop.
Looking for more information? Check out our FAQ page or search FATV for video answers.
SparkPoint Financial Coaching
DVC has just launched SparkPoint Financial Counseling services. SparkPoint Contra Costa – DVC is a community based, non-profit organization designed to help individuals become financially sustainable.
Students can advance their knowledge on budgeting, credit, and overcoming financial challenges. Want to get started? Participate in workshops and financial and credit coaching! Learn more about how to get started with SparkPoint Contra Costa – DVC services.
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.
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