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 $240.00 per unit
Foreign Student Capital Outlay Fee * $20.00 per unit
Non-California Resident Capital Outlay Fee $20.00 per unit
International Student Application Processing Fee ** $50.00 (non-refundable)
Health Fee
(See Health Fees Section for Exemptions)
$20.00 flat fee $17.00 flat fee
Materials / Lab Fees as noted in class schedule
Audit Fee:
Students enrolled in 10 or more credit units
No Charge
Audit Fee:
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 *** $1.00 per unit,
not to exceed $10 per academic year
Student Representation Fee $1.00 per semester
Student Activities Fee (Optional) $7.00 per semester
Student ID Card (optional) $10.00 (semester), $15.00 (year)
Parking Permits (optional) as noted below

California Residents

California residents must pay the mandated Enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit. California residents meeting certain criteria may be eligible for a Board of Governors' Fee Waiver (BOGW) or other financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office, (805) 986-5828.

Non-California Residents

Non-California residents must pay non-resident tuition of $240.00 per unit, plus the enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit, the Non-California Resident Capital Outlay Fee of $20.00 per unit, 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.

International Students

International students must pay enrollment fees, the health fee, nonresident tuition and:

* A Foreign Student Capital Outlay Fee of $20.00 per unit unless they meet one of the exemptions listed below pursuant to Ed Code §76141:

  • Students must demonstrate economic hardship.
  • Be a victim of persecution in the country in which the student is a resident.

** 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.

Health Fees

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.
  • Health fee waivers are located in the Admissions and Records office and the Student Health office.

*** Student Center Fee

Students of Oxnard 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
  • 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

The student representation fee of $1.00/semester provides support for students or representatives who may state positions on educational issues before city, county and district governments, and before offices and agencies of the state and federal government. The fee is authorized by Education Code Section 76060.5 and may be waived for religious, political, financial, or moral reasons.

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


Parking Permits (optional)

A PARKING PERMIT IS REQUIRED TO PARK ON CAMPUS. Citations are issued to vehicles without a valid permit displayed.

The Ventura County Community College District has partnered with Credentials to offer online purchasing of parking permits.

Semester Permits:

Permits are longer available for purchase at the Student Business Office. All orders will need to be placed online via the MyVCCCD web portal. Online orders will NOT be charged a processing fee. These permits will be shipped to your home. Please make sure we have your current mailing address on file.

Daily Permits:
Single day permits ($2.00) can be purchased from parking lot dispensers.

Item Fall/Spring Semester Summer
Automobile $54.00 $27.00
BOGW students $30.00 $25.00
Motorcycle $36.00 $15.00
Ridesharing/Carpooling $36.00 $15.00
Single day permit $2.00 $2.00


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 $36.00 for fall/spring semesters and $15.00 for summer session. Apply for permits at the Student Business Office.

How can I pay my fees?

  • Pay online with a credit card using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express
  • Pay by check online (ACH)
  • Pay in person at the Student Business Office using cash, check, money order, or credit card (check website for hours of operation)
  • Set up a monthly payment plan

Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Application

The BOG Fee Waiver permits enrollment fees to be waived for eligible California residents. Ventura College offers an online BOG Fee Waiver application through CCCApply: BOG Fee Waiver. 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.

Fees / Obligations / Holds

Students who owe outstanding fees may not register until the fees are paid.

COTOP Information

Refund Policy

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.

Refund Request Form