Financial Aid

Welcome to the Ventura College Financial Aid Office! Our office is committed to student success, and this website is filled with information about all the different financial aid options available to Ventura College students! Navigate the links on the left to visit the various pages. New Students may find the following pages very helpful: 

The Ventura College Financial Aid Office has partnered with Financial Aid TV (FATV) to provide instructional videos for navigating frequently asked financial aid questions. Click here to access the library of available videos.


To Apply for Financial Aid at Ventura College for Fall 2015, Spring 2016 or Summer 2016:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or CA Dream Act Application for 2015-2016 - VENTURA COLLEGE SCHOOL CODE: 001334 
  2. Approximately 7-10 days after you submit the application, you will receive an email instructing you to log on to your student portal. All document requirements necessary to complete your application can be viewed on your Portal in the "Financial Aid Requirements" channel.
  3. To accept the Financial Aid Rights and Responsibilities, login to your MyVCCCD Portal, click on the "Financial Aid" tab. In "Financial Aid Requirements" window, click on "Accept Terms and Conditions". Select the academic year, read the terms and conditions, and click "Accept" at the bottom of the page.

Correspondence will be by email and changes/updates on financial aid
status will be displayed on the student portal.

*Check your MyVCCCD portal weekly for updates.

Please visit the disbursement page for important information regarding financial aid disbursements.