We know that life changes and special circumstances can have a big impact on a your ability to pay for college. Here are some ways you may qualify for additional aid or petition your aid status.
The DVC Dreamers Alliance is here to help undocumented students and provide support services that meet their unique needs.
Student Transition and Academic Retention Team (START) is a Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI) that helps current and former foster youth succeed at DVC.
Depending on how long you served, you may be eligible for the GI Bill, which will cover a portion of your tuition, fees, books and supplies.
You can petition the Financial Aid Office to re-evaluate your financial aid status and eligibility.
You can apply for a dependency override appeal if you believe you should have independent status from your parents.
Financial aid is available to students that qualify and enroll during the summer. You may be eligible to receive grants, work-study, or loans.
All financial aid students are required to check their DVC student email account through the InSite Portal 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 the InSite Portal.
Financial Aid school codes:
- DVC FAFSA Federal School Code: 001191
- DVC CA DREAM Act Application School Code: 00119100
Contact Financial Aid
Office location: SSC building, first floor Pleasant Hill campus map
*Spring Break Hours
Monday, March 26, 2018 - Thursday, March 29, 2018
Office hours: M/T/W/Th 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Drop-in hours: M/T/W/Th 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Spring 2018 Hours
February 5, 2018 - May 25, 2018
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Drop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Pleasant Hill lab hours
Monday/Thursday/Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday/Wednesday: 1 pm - 5 p.m.
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 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Break times: 15 minutes at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.