NO REVISIONS will be made to your financial aid award(s) after this date. This means that your award will increase or decrease according to your enrollment status as of the date below:
Fall 2023: September 5, 2023, 12:00 pm
Spring 2024: January 29, 2024, 12:00 pm
1st Disbursement: August 11, 2023, and weekly thereafter on Fridays.
2nd Disbursement: September 05, 2023,
Note: First-time borrowers of loans will have a 30-day delay for disbursements
**Second disbursement of Fall Only Loan depends on the date the loan was processed
1st Disbursement: January 5, 2024, and weekly thereafter on Fridays
2nd Disbursement: January 29, 2024,
Note: First-time borrowers of loans will have a 30-day delay for disbursements,
**Second disbursement of Spring Only Loan depends on the date the loan was processed
Summer 2024: Disbursement: TBD
Note: There is only one disbursement during the summer semester.
**Please note that disbursements dates are tentative and can be subject to change.**
You will receive your refund 7 to 21 days after the payment appears on your MyVCCCD portal account, depending on the payment method you chose and the date your classes begin. The date noted on your MyVCCCD portal is an internal processing date ONLY. Please be aware this is NOT the disbursement date for your funds. Your payment schedule reflects a full-time enrollment assumption. If you are not enrolled full-time, the amount you will receive will be less and prorated based on your actual enrollment.
You may complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA anytime throughout the academic year. The 2023-24 FAFSA requires 2021 income information. The deadline is June 30.
The 2024-25 FAFSA will be available beginning Dec. 1. The 2024-25 FAFSA requires 2022 income information. FAFSA deadline to be considered for the Cal Grant is March 2. For assistance in completing the FAFSA, please visit the Workshops section. If you are a dependent student, please bring a parent with you to complete the FAFSA or California Dream Act application.
We will guarantee a 2023-2024 award package before school begins if you complete all your outstanding financial aid requirements by May 28
If you complete the 2023-2024 financial aid process by May 28:
You will not have to wait in long lines at the financial aid office before Fall 2023 begins August 14
You will increase your chances of receiving more aid. Some grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, such as Federal Work-Study.
You will be provided with an award package for 2023-2024 by July 1
If eligible, you will receive aid during the first week of school.