Fees and Information Page for due dates and drop information.Fees may be due at the time of registration. See the
Enrollment fees are set by the state, are subject to change without notice and may be retroactive. All other fees are set by Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees and are subject to change by board action.
|Item||Fall/Spring Semester||Summer Session|
|Enrollment Fee||$46.00 per unit|
|Non-resident Tuition 1||$265.00 per unit||$247.00 per unit|
|Foreign Student Capital Outlay Fee 2||$24.00 per unit||$10.00 per unit|
|Non-California Resident Capital Outlay Fee||$24.00 per unit||$10.00 per unit|
|International Student Application Processing Fee 3||$50.00 (non-refundable)|
(See Health Fees Section for Exemptions)
|$21.00 flat fee||$18.00 flat fee|
|Materials / Lab Fees||as noted in class schedule|
Students enrolled in 10 or more credit units
Students enrolled in fewer than 10 credit units
(Auditing students also pay the health fee)
|$15.00 per unit (non-refundable)|
|Credit by Exam||$46.00 per unit (non-refundable)|
|Student Center Fee 4||$1.00 per unit,
not to exceed $10 per academic year
|Student Representation Fee||$2.00 per semester|
|Student Activities Fee (optional)||$7.00 per semester|
|Student ID Card (optional)||$6.00 (semester), $10.00 (year)|
|Parking Permits (optional)||as noted below|
California residents must pay the mandated Enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit. California residents meeting certain criteria may be eligible for a California College Promise Grant *formerly known as Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Application or other financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office, (805) 289-6369.
Non-California residents must pay non-resident tuition of $247.00 per unit ($265.00 beginning in Fall 2020), plus the enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit, the Non-California Resident Capital Outlay Fee of $10.00 per unit ($24.00 beginning in Fall 2020), health fee, student center fee and applicable material fees. You are a nonresident if you have lived in California for less than one year and one day prior to the first day of the semester, or you are unable to present sufficient documentation to prove that you have established California residency. See the college catalog for residency information.
1 Education Code section 68075.6 grants an immediate nonresident tuition fee exemption to eligible Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders and refugee students who settled in California upon entering the United States. This exemption is granted for one year from the date the student settled in California upon entering the United States. This exemption applies to the following:
- Iraqi citizens or nationals (and their spouses and children) who were/employed by or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq (Pub.L. No. 110-181, § 1244)
- Afghan and Iraqi translators (and their spouses and children) who worked directly with the United States Armed Forces (Pub.L. No. 109-163, § 1059)
- Afghanistan nationals who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. government or in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan (Pub.L. No. 111-8, § 602)
- Refugee students admitted to the United States under Section 1157 of Title 8 of the United States Code
International students must pay enrollment fees, the health fee, nonresident tuition and:
- Students must demonstrate economic hardship.
- Be a victim of persecution in the country in which the student is a resident.
3 An Application Fee of $50.00 which covers the cost of federally-mandated documentation. Students are required to pay the fee unless they meet one of the exemptions listed below pursuant to Ed Code §76142:
- Student must demonstrate economic hardship.
- Be a victim of persecution in the country in which the student is a resident.
The health fee provides you with a variety of health care services. In accordance with Board policy, students are required to pay a health fee, regardless of the units taken, unless they meet one of the exemptions listed below pursuant to Ed Code §76355:
- Any student who depends exclusively on prayer for healing in accordance with the teachings of a bonafide religious sect, denomination, or organization. Documentary evidence of such an affiliation is required.
- Student attending college under an apprenticeship training program.
4 Students of Ventura College voted to enact a student center fee of $1 per unit up to a maximum of $10 per student per fiscal year for the purpose of financing, constructing, expanding, remodeling, refurbishing and operating a Student Center. The fee shall not apply to:
- students enrolled in non-credit courses; courses held at East Campus
- students who are recipients of benefits under Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program
- students on the Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Program (SSI/SSP)
- students on a General Assistance Program
Student Representation Fee (optional)
The student representation fee, of $2 per semester, provides support for students or representatives, including Student Senate of the California Community Colleges (SSCCC), who share positions and viewpoints before city, county, and district governments, and before offices and agencies of the state and federal governments. This fee may be waived during registration.
Student Activity Fee (optional)
$7 per term - collected at the time of registration. This fee provides support to student life activities, events, and programs sponsored by campus student organizations and departments including the Associated Students and the Student Activities department. Authorized by Education Code 70902(b)9, and approved by the VCCCD Board of Trustees April 2015. This fee may be waived.
FOR THE FALL 2021 SEMESTER, A PARKING PERMIT IS NOT REQUIRED TO PARK ON CAMPUS . Citations will not be issued . As part of the college’s efforts to engage and reengage students in returning to campus, the college has temporarily waived parking permits and parking citations. Students who have previously purchased parking permits for the Fall 2021 term will be issued reimbursements.
Single day permits ($2.00) can be purchased from parking lot dispensers.
|Item||Spring Semester||Fall 2020 Semester||Summer 2020 Session|
|California College Promise Grant students||$30.00||$0||$0|
|Single day permit||$2.00||$0||$0|
If you can certify that you have two or more passengers regularly commuting to the college in your vehicle, you may qualify for a reduced parking fee of $40.00 for fall/spring semesters and $15.00 for summer session. Apply for permits at the Student Business Office.
How can I pay my fees?
California College Promise Grant *formerly known as Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Application
This Fee Waiver permits enrollment fees to be waived for eligible California residents. Ventura College offers an online Fee Waiver application through CCCApply. If eligible, your Fee Waiver should process within 24 hours; check your financial aid eligibility status on the my.vcccd.edu portal. If you have questions, contact the Financial Aid Office.
Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018
VA beneficiaries who provide a certificate of eligibility or valid VAF 28-1905 for the current term will not be dropped for nonpayment.
Fees / Obligations / Holds
Students who owe outstanding fees may not register until the fees are paid.
There is a $10 fee for each returned check, credit card, or debit card payment.
You must drop your classes by the refund drop deadline stated in the calendar to qualify for a credit of tuition and/or fees. After your class(es) have been dropped, application for a refund may be made through the Student Business Office. Credits will NOT be authorized for drops or withdrawals occurring after the deadline date. Enrollment fee refunds are subject, once a semester, to the withholding of a $10 administrative fee. To qualify for a refund of parking fees, you must return the original parking permit to the Student Business Office by the deadline.