West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Financial Aid Calendar





Pell Grant

 Fall: 8/25, 10/31

Spring: 1/26, 3/27

Fall: May include payment for late start Fall classes if enrolled by 10/27 and starts by 11/06.

Spring: May include payment for late start Spring classes if enrolled by 3/23 and starts by 4/2.

Must turn in all Financial Aid documents by 4/30/15 to complete a Financial Aid file in order to receive payment on May 22.

Cal Grant



Spring: 2/20

Fall: Deadline is 9/2/14. May include payment for Fall classes if enrolled by 9/15 and starts by 9/25.

Spring: May include payment for Spring classes if enrolled by 2/17 and starts by 2/27.



Fall: 8/25, 10/31

Spring: 1/26, 3/27


Federal Work Study

 Monthly Paycheck  



Fall: 9/19, 10/31

Spring: 1/26, 3/27


Loan Entrance   Session


09/03/14  Time:3:00 PM

09/22/14   Time:1:00 PM

10/15/14   Time:3:00 PM

Board Of Governor's Fee Waiver



Professional Judgment Packet



Financial Aid Appeal 


Fall: 11/4

Spring: 4/7

Loan Submission Deadline



Fall: 10/21/2014

Spring: 03/17/2015


Keys to Disbursement:

  • Pell grant and Loans will be divided into two disbursements in the Fall semester and two disbursements in the Spring semester.
  • Disbursements are issued to students with a completed Financial Aid file, enrolled and will be confirmed with an "Official Award Notification" email.
  • Students receiving Loans and Cal grant must be enrolled in at least 6 units to receive the disbursement.
  • Students on Financial Aid Disqualification are not eligible for disbursement.
  • Disbursements are issued on the Higher One Debit Card or ACH processing.
  • Please notify our office if you have not received your Higher One Debit Card in the mail.Higher One Card


Financial Aid Office


Fall Office Hours: 

9/8/14 - 12/15/14 

Monday  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Tuesday  8:30 AM - 6:00 PM 
Wednesday  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday Closed

Phone: (408) 741-2024
Email: wvfa@westvalley.edu


Please read the latest and important Federal Updates for financial aid.


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