Money shouldn’t get in the way of your education, especially since we make it easy and fast to find assistance where we can.
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If you plan to attend the Summer 2015 semester then you must complete both 2014-15 and 2015-16 FAFSA applications. Make sure to list the West Valley College school code (001338) on your application to ensure that we receive a copy of your application data. Obtain a U.S. Department of Education PIN. U.S. Department of Education PIN Application ^ This PIN will serve as your electronic signature when completing your online FAFSA. It is your responsibility to follow the below steps to ensure that your file is reviewed for completion.
We encourage current AB 540 eligible college students, and current AB 540 eligible high school students who plan to attend WVC to use the Dream Act Application. Complete application instructions and the Dream Act Application are available online at: www.caldreamact.org. AB540 students must complete the AB540 affidavit with the WVC Admissions Office. It is your responsibility to follow the below steps to ensure that your file is reviewed for completion.
Every Wednesday at 10-11:30am in the A&R Building Lobby. Sign up with the Financial Aid Office.
Check your email often for important Financial Aid communications.
Log onto WVCPortal ^, under Financial Aid, choose My Documents, to submit all required documents listed as missing.
You may log into WVCPortal ^ to check your status at any time.
Stop by the Financial Aid Office and pick up a Direct Loan Request Packet.
Download and submit the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Student Agreement upon completing your financial aid file.