Financial Aid

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Welcome to Ventura College Financial Aid


In response to COVID-19, the VC Financial Aid Office is closed to all in-person visits. Students and the general public can access our services by phone, email, or online. We recommend you check your MyVCCCD student portal regularly for updates or changes to your financial aid.    


JOIN OUR FINANCIAL AID CANVAS PAGE TO RECEIVE THE LATEST FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION AND ACCESS FORMS 


 

For general questions, please contact

VC Financial Aid Office 

Phone: 805-289-6369

Email: vcfinancialaid@vcccd.edu

 

            For more specific information, please contact the Financial Aid Specialist listed below.

Financial Aid Specialists
Caseload: Last Name A-Ce Caseload: Last Name Lm-Or
Homeless Student Liaison
Annette Hernandez
805-289-6152
annette_hernandez1@vcccd.edu
Veterans Liaison
Shasta Hanson
805-289-6575
shanson@vcccd.edu
Caseload: Last Name Cf-Ge Caseload: Last Name Os-Sa
Eva Martin (Bilingual)
805-289-6162
emartin@vcccd.edu
Dreamer/Undocumented Student Liaison
Wendolyne Lopez (Bilingual)
805-289-6574
wendolyne_lopez1@vcccd.edu
Caseload: Last Name Gf-Ll Caseload: Last Name Sb-Z
Dreamer/Undocumented Student Liaison
Paulina Salazar Perez
805-289-6581
psalazarperez@vcccd.edu
Yesika Hernandez
805-289-6451
yhernandez@vcccd.edu
Interim Financial Aid Officer
Danielle Rodriguez
805-289-6125
danielle_rodriguez2@vcccd.edu

 

Have questions? 

Visit our frequently asked questions page for help.


We are dedicated financial aid professionals committed to providing all students with information to secure their necessary financial resources so they can meet their educational goals. Ventura College students have a variety of financial aid programs available. These programs vary in eligibility criteria, award amounts, and repayment options. The types and amounts of financial aid Ventura College awards or recommends are also subject to availability of funds, eligibility for funds, enrollment status and financial need.

Remote Student Contact Hours
Monday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Contact
Phone: (805) 289-6369
Location: BCS Map
School Codes
FAFSA: 001334
Cal Dream Act: 00133400

 

It's Not Too Late to Apply for Financial Aid

 

Click here to apply for financial aid


Click here to apply for the California College Promise Grant


 

Financial Aid Goals and Objectives:

  • Intakes and processes financial aid applications and documentation in accordance with federal and state regulations.
  • Provides loan counseling and maintains efforts to minimize the student loan default rate.
  • Provides Satisfactory Academic Progress advising, assists students with the appeal process, reviews financial aid appeals, and provides educational workshops to at-risk students.
  • Identifies and outreaches to un-served and underserved student populations. Also, works to increase their participation in and access to financial aid.
  • Increases awareness of financial aid on campus, at local high schools, and in our community.
  • Maintains compliance with all federal and state financial aid programs and regulations.

Students will:

  • Feel directed, focused, nurtured, engaged, connected, and valued.
  • Be aware of and connected to financial literacy tools via Cash Course, http://www.cashcourse.org.
  • Expand critical thinking and communication skills through online, video, email, and text campaigns.
  • Create and value timely file completion and the award and disbursement process.

 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.