Pell Grants are free money for college that does not have to be repaid.
The actual amount received depends on your financial need and is prorated based on
You must be enrolled in at least 12 units to receive your full Pell Grant eligibility
for a term.
The 2019-2020 application covers summer 2019, fall 2019, spring 2020, and summer 2020
terms. The 2020-2021 application covers summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, and
summer 2021. Note that students will not be paid for summer from both application
Pell Grants are available for summer. For more, information review our Year Round
Pell information below or view our Year Round Pell video.
All Pell Grant recipients are subject to Lifetime Eligibility Limits. The amount of Federal Pell Grant you may receive during your entire undergraduate
career is limited to 12 full time semesters (equivalent to 6 years). Since the maximum
amount of Pell Grant funding you can receive each year is equal to 100 percent, the
six-year equivalent is 600 percent.
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