Fees and Tuition

Enrollment Fees

As approved by the state legislature, all registering students will be required to pay $46.00 per unit community college enrollment fees; subject to change. The chart on this page is an example only and does not cover all possible combinations. Please be aware, the fees shown below are subject to change.

California College Promise Grant (CCPG) Students

Formerly BOGW

  • CCPG students are required to pay all Basic Fees (Campus Center, Health Services, Web Registration and Associated Student Services).
  • CCPG students do not pay Enrollment Fees ($46.00 per unit).

Resident/Nonresident Tuition

In addition to basic fees and enrollment fees, nonresidents of California and Foreign students are required to pay tuition of $258.00 plus the CA Resident Enrollment Fee of $46.00, per semester unit.

California Residents

California Residents are U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or students on a qualifying visa (at least one year and one day). In addition, students must have resided in the state for at least one year and one day before the beginning of the applicable semester, and have proven clear intent to become California residents. See the Residency Reclassification Application for more information.

Nonresident Students

Nonresident students are those who have not resided in the state of California long enough to meet the California residency requirements, international students, and aliens whose status or length of residence has prevented them from meeting the residency requirement.


Basic Fees

Health Service Fee

This $20.00 fee supports Student Health Services, which provides care for on-campus injuries, & illness, a self-help medication center, health education, health assessment, advice, information/referral, and personal counseling.

  • If a student is enrolled at both Mission College and West Valley College, the health fee need only be paid at one of the two. A valid receipt showing proof of payment at Mission will allow West Valley to waive the fee. Students that rely on the power of prayer are exempt from fees and should see Admissions Director.
  • This fee is required of all students, including high school students.

Web Registration Fee

There is a one time (each semester) $3.00 charge for the use of the web registration system.

Associated Student Government (ASG) Fee

This (optional) membership fee supports a wide range of student services, activities, and programs. All students enrolled are automatically assessed a membership fee of $4.00. To obtain a complete listing of the benefits available through ASG membership, please visit the Student Activities Office in the Campus Center.

Campus Center Fee

This fee ($15.00) is required of all students taking classes that meet on the West Valley College campus, including television and off-campus courses. The WVC Campus Center Fee provides support for the Campus Center, which includes the Student Activities Office, Student Government, Student Art Gallery, Viking Bookstore, Food Service, District Police, Information Counter, off-campus housing board, meeting rooms, lounges, arcade, and building rental spaces. This fee also provides support for multi-cultural and educational events and activities, as well as college-wide special events. In addition to these programs and services, the fee also supports recycling. Students that live outside of Santa Clara County and only take on line courses can request exemption at the end of each semester.


Example of Enrollment Fees for California Resident for Fall and Spring

Number of Units * Enrollment Fees Basic Fees Total Fees
1 $46.00 $42.00 $88.00
3 $138.00 $42.00 $180.00
6 $276.00 $42.00 $318.00
9 $414.00 $42.00 $456.00
12 $552.00 $42.00 $594.00
15 $690.00 $42.00 $732.00

* Required of all students, EXCEPT students receiving the California College Promise Grant - CCPG (formerly BOGW). CCPG student's pay all fee's except the Enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit.

Payment Policy

Summer Registration

Payment is due at time of registration. No payment plan available for summer fees.

Fall Registration

Payment is due at time of registration or create a Nelnet Payment Plan.

Drop for Non-payment

Summer 2018

Payment is due at time of registration - Summer classes will not be dropped for outstanding fees owed.

Fall 2018

Students owing $50.00 or more (total amount owed from all terms combined) will be dropped from all Fall classes for non-payment.

Date Time Action
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 4:00 PM Drop for Non-payment

NOTE: All classes registered after August 7 will not be dropped for non-payment. Students registering for classes after August 7 will be responsible for dropping any course that they do not attend.


Payment Options

Pay in Full at Time of Registration

  • Pay online through the Student Portal with Visa or Mastercard
  • Pay in person at the Admissions Office with Visa, Mastercard, cash or check

Create a Payment Plan with Nelet

  • Nelnet Payment Plan. Note: Nelnet payment plan is not available for F1 or M1 visa holders.
  • Log into the WVC Portal. Under My Web Services select Registration, then select Create a Payment Plan.

Target Dates to Enroll By for the Nelnet Payment Plan for Fall 2018 Registration

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments
April 23 10% 5 May – September
May 21 20% 4 June – Sept
June 25 30% 3 July – September
July 23 40% 2 August and September
Aug 24 50% 1 September Only

Student Responsibility

Accountability and Responsibility

Once a student has registered for classes, the student is considered officially enrolled. It is the responsibility of the student to drop or withdraw completely otherwise the student will be accountable for all enrollment and related fees for the classes.

Failure to attend class meetings does not constitute withdrawal from the class and does NOT exempt a student from the obligation to pay all enrollment and related fees.

For more information please contact Admission and Records (408) 741-2001

Refund Policy

BankMobile

West Valley Mission Community College District has partnered with BankMobile to deliver your refund. BankMobile is committed to providing you with clear choices and secure access to your money. You may select your refund preference at BankMobile.

  • Electronic deposit to another account
  • Electronic deposit to a BankMobile Vibe account

To read more information on Accounts, Fees and Contract Disclosure, visit: www.vibeaccount.com

ATM is located in the Campus Center. For additional information visit Financial Aid

Drop Fees

If you are thinking about dropping a class, please note the following process.

Semester-Length Class Refunds

Last day to drop a semester-length class with a refund is within the first two weeks of the class. See Academic Dates and Deadlines for specific dates.

Short Term Class Refunds

Last day to drop a short-term class with a refund is within 10% of total class meetings.

Fee Refunds

  • Refunds are calculated by the WVC computer system.
  • During the registration period, refunds will be processed by request only. Contact the Admissions Office to request your refund.
  • After the add/drop deadline, refunds will be processed automatically (once a week) by the Finance Office.
  • All Visa/Master Card transactions will be refunded back to the last credit card used for payment.
  • Payments made by check or cash will be refunded by check and mailed to the address on file in the Admissions Office. Be sure your current address is on file with the Admissions Office. Complete a Student Records Change Form if you need to update your address.
  • The $3.00 WebREG fee is not refundable when the online system is used for registration.

Parking Permit Refunds

  • Permits must be returned to the Cashier Window in the Admissions and Records Building to receive a refund.
  • Refunds must be requested by the date listed in the current Schedule of classes.

Miscellaneous Fees

Mandatory and Optional Course Material Fees

Education Code section 76365 permits colleges to require students to provide various types of instructional materials and enables colleges to sell such materials to students who wish to purchase the required materials. In accordance with the Student Fee Handbook of California Community Colleges, West Valley College charges mandatory and optional course material fees for selected courses that require students to be issued instructional materials in order to achieve the objectives of the specific course. For more information regarding the current courses that charge mandatory or optional fees, please see the Course Material Fees document  (PDF).

Nonresident Tuition

In addition to basic fees and enrollment fees, nonresidents of California and Foreign students are required to pay tuition of $258.00 plus the CA Resident Fee, per semester unit. (Nonresident students are those who have not resided in the state of California long enough to meet the California residency requirements, international students, and aliens whose status or length of residence has prevented them from meeting the residency requirement.)

A California resident is a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or a student on a qualifying visa. In addition the student must have resided in the state at least one year and one day before the beginning of the applicable semester, and has proven clear intent to become a California resident.

Physical Education Equipment Deposits

Student athletes are required to pay a $50.00/$75.00 deposit. Fees are attached to the class and paid through registration. These fees are returned to the athlete after the season ends, provided all equipment is returned.

Records Fees

Transcripts

Transcripts are $6.00 each. There is a 24 hour Rush service available for $15.00 for the first transcript and $5.00 per additional transcript ordered at the same time. A rush guarantees transcript will be processed and mailed out via United States Postal Service (or ready for pick-up) in 24 hours [Monday through Thursday]. There is also a special ONE HOUR In Person Rush Service available for $20.00 for the first transcript and $5.00 per additional transcript ordered at the same time. Each student receives the first 2 transcripts free and only applies to regular Processing. ALL rush processing will be charged the applicable fees. Requests for other printed documents are $2.00 each.

Miscellaneous Records Fees

  • $10.00 for duplicates of your degree
  • $10.00 for degree covers

General Education Certification

This free service is requested by students entering the California State University system by checking the proper box on the transcript request form. The certification statement becomes part of the student's transcript. A $4.00 processing fee will be charged if this becomes a rush order.

Returned Check Fee

The WVC fee for processing checks returned by a bank due to insufficient funds, stopped payment, or closed accounts begins at $15.00 per check in addition to the original amount and may go as high as $50.00 depending upon the response time on the check clearance. In addition, a delinquency will be placed on the student's records, registration will not be allowed, and transcripts will not be issued. Passing of N.S.F., stop payment, and account closed checks may be considered a criminal offense and may be referred to the District Attorney's Office for prosecution.

Strong Campbell Inventories

The $7.00 fee for the Inventory is payable when you register for a class that uses it.

Student Lab Fees

A student may be required to pay specific lab fees for individual courses where materials are consumed as part of the lab. Lab fees are not refundable. Lab fees are attached to the class and paid through registration.

Fees Charts

Summer Session & Fall Semester 2018

Enrollments Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Enrollment $46 per unit (subject to California legislative change) California residents Full refund for drops through 9/9/18 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
Non-Resident Tuition $258 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) All Non-California residents (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 9/9/18 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International students $258 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) Visa holders from another country (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 9/9/18 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International Student Application Fee $100 International students who submit an application to West Valley College (F-1 applicants only) Non-refundable.
Course Fee Variable Certain courses indicated in course description Full refunds for drops through 9/9/18. Varied dates for short-term classes.

Basic Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Campus Center Use Fee $15 - Fall - for full and part-time students All students except online students who live outside Santa Clara County Appeal for exemptions can be made through 9/9/18 at the Admissions and Records Office
Health Services $17 - Summer
$20 - Fall
All students Fall - Full refund for drops through 9/9/18. Other exemptions may apply. For details, visit Health Services.
Web Reg
Credit card fees
$3 - Summer & Fall All students using web for college transactions  Non-refundable.
Associated Student Government (ASG) $4 - Fall   Request for refunds can be made through 9/9/18.

Miscellaneous Fees

Fee Type Amount Refunds
Parking fee
(Subject to change)
$25 - Summer
$50 - Fall
Permits can be ordered on-line. Service/convenience fee $3.25.
Daily permits sold in parking lot machines for $3 daily.
Fall - Parking permits must be returned to the Admissions and Records Office by 9/9/18.
Summer - Return by same date as class refund date.
Transcripts First 2 regular transcripts free in the District. $6 for subsequent requests. $20 "Rush" processed within one hour; $15 within 24 hours; $5.00 for additional ones ordered at the same time as the rush.  
Other charges Duplicate degree $10; degree/certificate cover $10 (Free at Graduation).
Nelnet Student Payment Plan (optional) $20.00
 

* All fees subject to change

Winter Session and Spring Semester 2018

Enrollment Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Enrollment $46 per unit (subject to California legislative change) California residents Full refund for drops through 2/11/18 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
Non-Resident Tuition $234 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) All Non-California residents (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 2/11/18 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International students $234 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) Visa holders from another country (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 2/11/18 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International Student Application Fee $100 International students who submit an application to West Valley College (F-1 applicants only) Non-refundable.
Course Fee Variable Certain courses indicated in course description Full refunds for drops through 2/11/18. Varied dates for short-term classes.

Basic Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Campus Center Use Fee $15 for full and part-time students All students except online students who live outside Santa Clara County Appeal for exemptions can be made through 2/11/18 at the Admissions and Records Office
Health Services $20 All students Full refund for drops through 2/11/18. Other exemptions may apply. For details, visit Health Services.
Web Reg Credit card fees $3 All students using web for college transactions Non-refundable.
Associated Student Services (ASSC) fee $4   Request for refunds can be made through 2/11/18.

Miscellaneous Fees

Fee Type Amount Refunds
Parking fee
(Subject to change)
$50 for Spring. Permits can be ordered on-line. Service/convenience fee $3.25. Daily permits sold in parking lot machines for $3 daily. Parking permits must be returned to the Admissions and Records Office by 2/11/18.
Transcripts First 2 regular transcripts free in the District. $6 for subsequent requests. $20 "Rush" processed within one hour; $15 within 24 hours; $5.00 for additional ones ordered at the same time as the rush.  
Other Charges Duplicate degree $10; degree/certificate cover $10 (Free at Graduation).
Nelnet Student Payment Plan (optional) $20.00
 

* All fees subject to change

No Basic Fees for Winter Session

Summer Session & Fall Semester 2017

Enrollment Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Enrollment $46 per unit (subject to California legislative change) California residents Full refund for drops through 9/10/17 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
Non-Resident Tuition $234 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) All Non-California residents (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 9/10/17 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International students $234 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) Visa holders from another country (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 9/10/17 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International Student Application Fee $100 International students who submit an application to West Valley College (F-1 applicants only) Non-refundable.
Course Fee Variable Certain courses indicated in course description Full refunds for drops through 9/10/17. Varied dates for short-term classes.

Basic Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Campus Center Use Fee $15 for full and part-time students All students except online students who live outside Santa Clara County Appeal for exemptions can be made through 9/10/17 at the Admissions and Records Office
Health Services $19 Fall
$16 Summer
All students Full refund for drops through 9/10/17. Other exemptions may apply. For details, visit Health Services.
Web Reg
Credit card fees
$3 All students using web for college transactions  Non-refundable.
Associated Student Services (ASSC) fee $4   Request for refunds can be made through 9/10/17.

Miscellaneous Fees

Fee Type Amount Refunds
Parking fee (Subject to change) $50 for Fall, $25 Summer. Permits can be ordered on-line. Service/convenience fee $3.25. Daily permits sold in parking lot machines for $3 daily. Parking permits must be returned to the Admissions and Records Office by 9/10/17.
Transcripts First 2 regular transcripts free in the District. $6 for subsequent requests. $20 "Rush" processed within one hour; $15 within 24 hours; $5.00 for additional ones ordered at the same time as the rush.  
Other Charges Duplicate degree $10; degree/certificate cover $10 (Free at Graduation).
Nelnet Student Payment Plan (optional) $20.00
 

* All fees subject to change

Winter Session & Spring Semester 2017

Enrollment Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Enrollment $46 per unit (subject to California legislative change) California residents Full refund for drops through 2/12/17 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
Non-Resident Tuition $215 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) All Non-California residents (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 2/12/17 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International students $215 per unit (in addition to enrollment fee) Visa holders from another country (in addition to enrollment fee) Full refund for drops through 2/12/17 for semester length classes. Varied dates for short-term classes.
International Student Application Fee $100 International students who submit an application to West Valley College (F-1 applicants only) Non-refundable.
Course Fee Variable Certain courses indicated in course description Full refunds for drops through 2/12/17. Varied dates for short-term classes.

Basic Fees

Fee Type Amount Required of Refunds
Campus Center Use Fee $15 for full and part-time students All students except online students who live outside Santa Clara County Appeal for exemptions can be made through 2/12/17 at the Admissions and Records Office
Health Services $19 Spring All students Full refund for drops through 2/12/17. Other exemptions may apply. For details, visit Health Services.
Web Reg Credit card fees $3 All students using web for college transactions Non-refundable.
Associated Student Services (ASSC) fee $4   Request for refunds can be made through 2/12/17.

Miscellaneous Fees

Fee Type Amount Refunds
Parking fee
(Subject to change)
$50 for Spring. Permits can be ordered on-line. Service/convenience fee $3.25. Daily permits sold in parking lot machines for $3 daily. Parking permits must be returned to the Admissions and Records Office by 2/12/17.
Transcripts First 2 regular transcripts free in the District. $6 for subsequent requests. $20 "Rush" processed within one hour; $15 within 24 hours; $5.00 for additional ones ordered at the same time as the rush.  
Other Charges Duplicate degree $10; degree/certificate cover $10 (Free at Graduation).
Nelnet Student Payment Plan (optional) $20.00
 

* All fees subject to change

last published: 8/13/18