Cash for College Workshops

The Financial Aid Office at Ventura College, along with Ventura College East Campus, hosts free Cash for College workshops. These workshops are designed to provide valuable assistance and guidance to students and their families as they navigate the financial aid application process.

At Cash for College workshops, attendees can expect to receive support with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA). These applications are crucial for determining eligibility for federal and state financial aid programs, including grants, loans, and work-study opportunities.

The workshops typically offer:

  1. One-on-One Assistance: Trained financial aid professionals are available to provide personalized assistance and answer questions about the financial aid application process.

  2. Informational Sessions: Workshops may include informational sessions covering topics such as types of financial aid, eligibility requirements, deadlines, and important resources for students and families.

  3. Hands-On Application Support: Attendees have the opportunity to work on their financial aid applications with guidance from knowledgeable staff members. This ensures that applications are completed accurately and on time.

  4. Access to Resources: Participants can access a variety of resources, including financial aid guides, FAQs, and additional materials to help them navigate the financial aid process effectively.

By attending Cash for College workshops, students and their families can receive valuable support and guidance to maximize their eligibility for financial aid and make informed decisions about financing their education. These workshops are an excellent opportunity to get personalized assistance and ensure that you're taking full advantage of the financial aid opportunities available to you.