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, scholarships, loans, or work-study.

How to apply

Learn more about the process and types of applications available.

After you apply

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

Scholarships

Understand how to find and apply for scholarships.

Deadlines and payment schedules

Keep on top of application deadlines and payment schedules.

Policies

Find information about important financial aid policies.

Special circumstances

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.

Forms and tutorials 

All financial aid forms, tutorials, and PDFs.

Workshops

Get help applying for different financial aid options or complete a required financial aid workshop.  

Frequently asked questions

Looking for more information? Check out our FAQ page or search FATV for video answers.


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

Contact

Telephone: 925-969-2009

Email: dvcfinancialaid@dvc.edu

Fax: 925-691-1132 

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

Fall 2018 Extended Hours
Monday, August 20, 2018 - Friday, September 7, 2018

Office hours
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 7 pm
Friday: 8 am - 1 pm
Drop-in hours
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 6 pm
Friday: 8 am - 12:30 pm
Lab hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 pm - 12 pm

Fall 2018 Hours
September 10, 2018 - December 19, 2018

Office hours
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: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Tuesday/Wednesday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Learn more about the financial aid computer lab

Office location

Admissions and Records, San Ramon campus map 

Drop-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