Set Sail

Set Sail with Ventura College! 

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Apply and Register 

Dream for more in 2023. Start classes this January and make all your dreams happen!


Welcome Center (located in the Student Services Center - see map below) 

The Welcome Center is a great place to start your journey. We can help you with: 

  • Applying to Ventura College
  • Activating your Student Portal 
  • Taking your Online Orientation 
  • Completing the MAP Counseling Workshop (MAP - My Academic Plan)
  • Registering for Classes 

Admissions and Records (located in the Student Services Center - see map below) 

We can help you with: 


Academic Counseling (located in the Student Services Center - see map below) 

We can help you with: 

  • Prerequisite Clearance
  • Creating a first semester Education Plan
  • Advising for Academic Probation and Readmission
Need to meet with a counselor? You must have applied to the college, activated your MyVCCCD Portal, know your student 900#, completed your orientation, completed your MAP counseling wrokshop

If you need help completing these steps, visit The Welcome Center for assistance!


Student Business Office (located in the Student Services Center - see map below) 

We can help you with: 

  • Paying your fees 


Financial Aid (located in the Bookstore & Campus Services building - see map below)

We can help you with: 

  • Applying for Financial Aid (FAFSA/CA Dream Act Application)
  • Checking your financial aid status and awards
  • Learning about emergency grants, resources, and other aid
  • Information about the VC Basic Needs Center and the VC Dreamers Resource Center

And while you're on campus, you can...

Take a look at the map to see where you need to head when coming to campus.

ventura college map

Set Sail Day at Ventura College!

At our Set Sail Days, you can get personal assistance from all of our student services departments. Check back for dates for 2023 events. 

  • Apply for admission
  • Activate MyVCCCD student portal
  • Complete the orientation and MAP workshops (MAP - My Academic Plan)
  • Apply for financial aid 
  • Register for courses
  • Meet with a counselor

You can also visit our Welcome Center any time during the year for help with application, registering for classes and more!  

bring your photo ID and student 900# with image of a pirate
When coming to visit our offices please bring a valid photo ID and your student 900#.  You can find your 900# in your Welcome/Acceptance email or in the portal, top right under "my information"