Welcome VC Veterans, Active Duty and Military Families!

Thank You for Your Service!



Financial Aid Services for Veteran students

Students can reach the Financial Aid Office through phone, email, online chat, or by visiting our office in person, located in the BCS Building. 

Click here for office hours. 

 

Get help applying for Financial Aid when you have experienced a change in student or spouse income

  • Review your financial aid application for special financial circumstances due to changes in income
  • Loss of income due to separation from military, loss of employment or change in employment
  • Change in income 

 

Get help with with your Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal 

  • Assistance with completing and submitting Financial Aid Appeals due to GPA, Unit Completion or Maximum Time Frame

 

Get help setting up your Bank Mobile account

  • Understanding your financial aid offer letter and your financial aid refunds
  • Setting up your Bank Mobile Account to receive Financial Aid refunds

 

Veteran Liaison

Paulina Salazar Perez

4667 Telegraph Rd
Ventura, CA 93003

(805) 289-6581 I psalazarperez@vcccd.edu

 

 

Weekly Video Chat Zoom Sessions

Have general financial aid questions?  Are you a current or future Ventura College student looking for help with your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application?  Need assistance with your financial aid student account?  Join us during our weekly video drop-in hours and work one-on-one with a financial aid staff member.

Hours are subject to change based on VCCCD holiday closures.  

Mondays 

4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Tuesdays

4:00pm-6:00pm

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Wednesdays

10:00am - 12:00pm

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Office Closures and Holidays

Office closures are subject to change.  Every possible effort will be made to provide the most up-to-date information.

The office and computer lab will be closed in observance of all VCCCD District holiday closures.

Student Information

STUDENT ID (900#)

Information given over the phone or through email will be general information only. If you are requesting specific information regarding your account, you will be asked to provide your Student ID (900#).  

 

PHOTO ID

A valid government issued photo ID is REQUIRED to receive information regarding your financial aid file when visiting our office. Without an ID we can only give general information regarding the financial aid process.  The following are examples of government issued IDs:

  • Driver’s License
  • State ID
  • Military ID
  • Passport

 

FERPA

To protect students’ privacy and be in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Ventura College Financial Aid Office will only release information to the student that has applied for financial aid, regardless if parent information was provided on the FAFSA.  Third-party callers will be asked to identify themselves to determine if the student has authorized a release of information. Under no conditions will the information be released to an unauthorized party.

If a student wishes to authorize the release of information to a third party, the student must complete and submit the Student Consent to Release Information Form, along with the appropriate documentation that is requested on that form. Third-party callers will then be asked to provide the student’s ID# and other identifiable information.

Notice: The Student Consent to Release Information Form is only valid for the academic year. The student must submit a new form every academic year that the student wishes to authorize the release of information.


Resources for Students

Ventura College Student Emergency Grant (VCSEG) - A grant to support students facing temporary financial hardship due to an emergency or crisis situation.

VCemergency.com - Stay informed with local updates about the Coronavirus here in Ventura County.

California Community College Health & Wellness - Emotional Wellness + COVID-19:  Resources to help students support their mental health, physical health, basic needs, and wellness.

211 - Get Connected. Get Help - Virtual services providing expert and caring help.

The Hope Center: For College, Community, and Justice - Resources for Students

The Hope Center: For College, Community, and Justice (COVID-19) - Surviving COVID-19: A #RealCollege Guide for Students

United Way: Recovery Response to COVID-19 or call (866) 211-9966.