Financial Aid

Financial Aid: Welcome

Fall Hours: 9/3 - 12/21

Monday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
Closed for   12/24-31
Holidays: and 1/1
Student at Graduation 2018

We make it our mission to help you remove obstacles that prevent you from pursuing your educational goals. Come and see us during our posted drop-in hours, by phone or email, and we will do our best to help you with your college finances—quickly and efficiently.

Steps to Apply

There are just a few steps to apply. Need Help? Attend a Workshop.

  • Every Thursday from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM in "The Village", V-27

Please RSVP with the Financial Aid Office by email: wvfa@westvalley.edu

Financial Literacy

The Financial Aid office provides you with multiple resource for help with your money and most importantly; your life. Below you'll find tools you will need to obtain Financial Literacy. Whether it's preventing identity theft or budgeting your financial aid or saving tips. We are here to help.

Financial Aid Resources

Financial Resources

State

Federal

  • gibill.va.gov – Benefits for eligible veterans includes a monthly educational allowance and a tutorial allowance
  • Office of Post-Secondary Education – Resources related to federal student aid programs
  • SSS.gov – Selective Service System Registration and online confirmation
  • IRS.gov -– Request tax transcripts, account transcripts, or W-2s online
  • Federal Student Aid – Read frequently asked questions about financial aid

Other

  • I Can Afford College – Promotes financial aid awareness and opportunities, includes community events, newsletters and other helpful tools
  • Mapping Your Future – Career exploration, job training, job salary comparisons, school selection techniques, financial aid info

Video Resources

Can I Afford College?

Can I Afford College video

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid at West Valley College

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid video

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA video

last published: 11/30/18